The Progressive Who Paints Israel as a Genocidal Nazi State

In reducing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to obscene caricature, delegate Margaret Novak may have inadvertently taught her church, and all of us, a worthwhile lesson in activism, if only by astoundingly negative example.

On the first morning of my brief career as a medical student, the professor, a reconstructive surgeon specializing in severe burn cases, started by telling the class that if we remembered only one thing from his lecture, it should be this: Never use the word "primitive."