Paterson doesn't want a civil war in New York on his watch. He wants to diffuse tension. Reid and Dean are, . . . guess what, . . . politicians. Miss USA and the head of al Arabiya are not political opinion-makers in the US. Foxman has made himself one - That is part of his job.
Ya'alon okays administrative detention of Jewish extremist suspected in church arson (Haaretz)
from the article: The ADL has lost its way under Abe Foxman