NYT on J Street
Underlying the formation of the group is a fundamental question that has long vexed the American Jewish community: What is the most effective way to support Israel? Many people involved in Aipac have long argued that American Jews have limited standing to criticize Israel’s policies because they are not themselves facing difficult questions of safety and survival.
Good old demagoguery. Would you let your brother drive drunk? And would you not try to stop your brother from driving drunk because, hey, it’s him in the car, not you?