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A Plea to the ADL: Please Stop Talking About Israel

I learned the hard way that the Anti-Defamation League makes it tougher to defend Israel on a college campus. It really isn't difficult to take apart a zealous college leftie spouting rubbish learned from some "fact sheet" about the history … Read More

By / October 12, 2007

I learned the hard way that the Anti-Defamation League makes it tougher to defend Israel on a college campus.

It really isn't difficult to take apart a zealous college leftie spouting rubbish learned from some "fact sheet" about the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. You can show them that their information is wrong, or selective, or that they are applying their claimed principles inconsistently. Some will listen, some won't. Some will scoff and bluster in the heat of the moment, but mull it over at a later, less theatrical moment. But one thing almost all of them will do is try to strawman you, which too frequently means shouting off about some nonsense spouted by the ADL.

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