Michael Bennett’s refusal to become a tool of Israeli propaganda has arguably been the most explicitly political stance, to date, by a high profile athlete.
FIFA may somehow contrive to once again postpone a decision on Israeli human rights violations, but the issue isn’t going away and demands action.
Why a broad sporting boycott of Israel hasn’t emerged despite major successes for the movement in other arenas such as academia, entertainment, and business?
“The only [candidate] that’s going to give real support to Israel is me. The rest of them are all talk, no action.”
Paul’s tenure reflects a remarkable trajectory from isolationism toward isolationism-except-Israel; a “special relationship” if there ever was one.
Cruz isn’t shy about calling his own Senate Majority Leader a “liar,” so Palestinians can except a less than cordial reception.
Though Clinton is tenuously veering to the left of President Obama on most economic and social issues, the one exception is Israel.