Saturday, August 18, 2012
The Iran Lobby in Israel
Iran" movement. It seems to be united over little else besides its
desire to see Iran get nuclear weapons. Almost every single Op-Ed in
Haaretz and half of its news stories these days are devoted to
lobbying AGAINST any possible Israeli strike against Iranian nuclear
facilities. A petition by 300 of Israel's "intellectuals" just called
upon Israeli pilots to refuse to participate in any Israeli strike
against Iran. Among those signers was the ex-Dean of the Law School
at Tel Aviv University, a chronic contender for a Supreme Court
judgeship, Prof. Menachem Mautner. No doubt this will earn him a
seat on the Court as the next Likud appointee, Perhaps he thinks his
law school building will be invulnerable to nuclear weapons. The new
Dean of Law at the Hebrew University, Prof. Yuval Shany, who is active
in Far Leftist groups like Betselem, has just expressed the opinion
that it would be "illegal" for Israel to strike Iranian nuclear
facilities. I would like to see him call the police if Israel does!
Meanwhile, one sheep after another, Israeli "intellectuals" and
"academics" churn out the same "argument" for sitting back and letting
Iran get its nuclear weapons. If I had a dime for every leftist
claiming that it would actually be in Israel's own interests to have
an Iran with nuclear weapons, I could retire. Their argument is
always the same: since the US and Russia never actually used their
nuclear weapons against one another during the Cold War, this PROVES
that the theory of "mutually assured destruction" holds. And since
this theory must be true, then the pair of Iran and Israel both having
nuclear weapons MUST mean that neither will use them, and so peace and
tranquility will prevail. Never mind the use of weapons of mass
destruction throughout the 20th century by pairs of countries who both
possessed them (think of mustard gas!). In other words, the Left is
so convinced that its "theory" is correct that it is willing to wager
a second Holocaust of Jews to test it out. Of course if they are
wrong and Iran DOES use its nukes to incinerate the Jews, those
leftists will not be around to have to apologize.
I had a very strange dream last night. I thought I would relay it
to you. In the dream, Yossi Beilin comes out with a new peace idea.
"Suppose all the Israeli Jews simply convert to Islam," he proposes in
my dream. "In that case Iran would have no reason at all to USE its
nuclear weapons against the Israelis!"
"What a remarkable idea," chimed in Zehava Galon, chief of
Meretz, "Now why didn't I think of that myself." Within days the
idea was endorsed not only by the central committee of Meretz, but
also the entire leadership of "Peace Now" backed the idea. That was
enough to get Haaretz to run the peace program on its front page, and
on every one of its other pages, including the sports pages.
Hundreds of university professors held mass street conversions to
Islam, while nearly all the poets and novelists in the country joined
them. "Let us go through the motions of converting if it will
prevent a nuclear war," insisted A.B. Yehoshua. A few dozen leftist
activists who had never been circumcised offered to have the procedure
done to them if this would allow a nuclear war to be averted, and Yuli
Tamir suggested that circumcisions could be done on women who are new
converts to Islam as well.
Leftist court judges ordered the government to adopt the plan. A
crescent replaced the menorah on the lawn in front of the Knesset.
Radio and television broadcasts were ordered to be brought into line
with the new national identity and agenda, although it turned out that
very little actually had to be changed in them. Israel joined the
Arab League and the Labor Party renamed itself the Levantine Moslem
Brotherhood. Newly elected Prime Minister Shimon Peres gave as his
opening speech an appeal to Iran for friendship for the newest Moslem
country. "We share the religion of peace," cried Hajj al-Shimon.
And it was one year after the entire Israeli population had
converted to Islam when the country was blanketed by Iranian-launched
nuclear missiles. When the reports of the attacks were brought to
President Obama, who was running for his third term as president, he
demanded to know how it was possible that Iran attacked Israel after
all the Israelis had converted to Islam. Simple, explained his
national security advisor Rashid Khalidi. It did not work because
those idiot Israelis converted to Sunni Islam!
It was at that point that I awoke and said Mode Ani.