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JONATHAN POLLARD, ISRAELI PATRIOT | 1998-10-31

Alan Dershowitz is joining the Israeli Government and untold others in trying to get Jonathan Pollard released from his life sentence for spying for Israel. Pollard is an American citizen who was working for the United States Government, but he is Jewish, so who can object to his spying for Israel? Dershowitz has gone to great lengths to demonstrate that Pollard only spied for Israel. That makes it OK, you see.

How many other countries openly demand that their spies be given a break?

But it's OK, because this is Israel. You see, anyone who criticizes Israel is anaziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

Also, anyone who criticizes civil rights laws is anaziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

There are lots of other ways to be anaziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews. Black New York congressman Major Owens declared anyone who wanted to reform welfare to be anaziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews. Oh, well, by now, I've already been convicted on at least a dozen counts of being anaziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews, so I might as well raise Cain about Israel, too.

Actually, if the same logic that applies to Israel were applied to the rest of us, I wouldn't have much objection to the attitude we have toward that country. After all, I am all for a group having its own national state if it wants to. But liberals and respectable conservatives agree that this right is only to be allowed to Jews. What is absolutely outrageous is the fact that so many of the same Jews who insist on their right to Israel demand that everybody else be jammed together in a melting pot. I am sick and tired of American Jews being allowed to have American and Israeli passports, while the same Jews, as liberals, say Southern secessionists are traitors to the United States.

Liberals and respectable conservatives and Southern Crawlers all agree Israel had the right to displace the Arab inhabitants of Palestine and set up their own state. At the same time, they all agree that the South has no such rights. Why? Because our minorities might not like it.

In fact, every objection to Southern patriotism and separatism is not given a split second's consideration when it is applied to Israel.