America’s Defender of the Status Quo(s)

If a black president doesn’t change the internal American reality, why should anyone expect him to do anything against the Jewish separation regime that has been created here between the river and the sea?

You will be spared the sight of the barbed-wire fences and the wall that closes off Ramallah from the south, President Barack Obama. One wonders whether on your way to the Church of the Nativity you will look out for the snaking wall that is choking the Bethlehem reservation from the north. It sort of resembles the wall that’s between you and Mexico, and yet it’s very different, if only because of its dimensions,...