Trump’s inattentiveness, insecurity and egomania made it impossible for him to execute Bannon's agenda; he was too busy tweeting out whatever idiocy he just heard on 'Fox and Friends'
Eric Alterman is CUNY Distinguished Professor of English and Journalism at Brooklyn College, media columnist for The Nation, and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Follow him on Twitter: @Eric_Alterman
Most American Jews, until now, thought anti-Semitism was just a vestige of pre-Holocaust America. Now, we’re swimming in uncharted, but decidedly unfriendly, waters.
It's hard to tell what's more offensive about Netanyahu and Bennett's new initiative to 'strengthen' Jewish identity abroad: the idea itself or its ham-handed, arrogant and ultimately counterproductive execution.
Trump’s candidacy offers Jews insult and offense. But that won’t stop the GOP trying to push the Israel card, the perennial red herring of the U.S. Jewish vote, to curry favor with donors.