I have no problem with a good heated protest, and frankly it’s a relief to see people yelling and holding signs that had a liberal agenda rather than a conservative one. And I will just come out and say right now that I’m not one of those Jewish girls who thinks Israel is always right, because I don’t think a religious agenda can ever be good enough justification for kicking people out of their own land. “God gave it to us first, it’s here in the bible” isn’t as good as “I bought this land myself, it’s here in this official documentation.”
Star of david equals the swastika? That’s a toughie, it’s hard to justify grouping an entire demographic of people from all parts of the globe into one flat generalization, in conjunction with the most famous emotionally charged symbol from this century. Seems like a stretch and a cheap tactic, potentially offensive to both Jews and Nazis! What would Hitler say??
Just like Ryan Gosling in The Believer, where he plays the hottest neo-Nazi possible and also happens to have a little secret of his own. That’s right, Jewish neo-Nazi!
Sounds like riveting tear-jerking TV to me! If you have some disposable time, watch this clip from the film where he explains his racial views to a reporter.
Suffice it to say that there’s a side to every point of view, but is it wise to get down on a whole group of people when part of your battle is to overcome such stereotyping yourself? Rendering others voiceless in blanket statements takes validity from your own voice. Why you gotta get down on the chosen?
Evident in this rare photo is Anne Frank's solidarity with
Just like other celebrities and beautiful people lately:
Although there seems to be some disagreement as to whether sporting a keffiyah is a political statement or a way to keep your neck warm with a pretty patterned piece of cloth. Fashion statement or political statement? You decide. I say maybe there's a little bit of each in the other.
(Thank you Matthew Hunt for the lovely protest pics)