#1/ racial profiling... don't believe anything from Goldstien? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • one state solution
    • 19.11.07 | 21:54 (IST)

    If we can't believe anything from someone with an Arab sounding name, shall we also assume anything from a Jewish sounding name is equally biased toward Israel? I don't think you want that - because many US mideast advisors, US media correspondants for the ME, and media owners have Jewish names. Using your logic, we can assume that all these Jews are giving pro-Israel views rather than honest balanced views too. In fact, this is exactly what happens. A few months ago, there were a bunch of academics that signed a letter against the British boycot of Israel, and most of their names were Jewish too - shall we infer they are biased toward Israel because of their names? You want your felafel and want to eat it too.

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    First published 00:00 19.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.11.07
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