It has nothing to do with racism. No one would have a problem with Colin Powell being president of the US. It's becaause he visited the Arab countries in the middle ease but not Israel. Everyone knows he does not like Israel. As for Mr potobac #1, occasional criticism is OK, demonizing the Jewish state is anti-semitism. It is definitely better and more humane than other states in the middle east.
Entrance to Jerusalem's Old City to be opened to residents, Israeli citizens and tourists (Haaretz)
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