British MP compares Jewish treatment of Palestinians to Nazis
David Ward, who has been summoned to the party's whip following his comments, says he did not intend to offend 'Jewish people on a whole' but will continue to criticize Israeli actions against Palestinians.
It is perfectly acceptable in British politics to criticize Israel and its policies severely. Some would say it is even fashionable in certain circles, including the Liberal Democratic Party. But David Ward, a Lib-Dem Member of Parliament, broke three cardinal rules earlier this week.