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I have a simpler theory

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Submitted by Roxanne (United States), Aug 23, 2013 at 17:47

The West sees Israel through a lens of post-colonial guilt. The issue for them is white man vs. indigenous peoples. And since the beginning, every Israeli leader featured in the Western media has been white.

If Israel's founders had been dark complected, this might be an entirely different situation.

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That is an excellent and too-little noted point.

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