The Battle of Hastings

Guest post by Tom Doran
People like me know the script when it comes to defending Israel against its outright haters, the people currently attacking synagogues all over Europe in the name of Palestine. They are unhinged, implacable, terrifying… But for this very reason, a known quantity. We’ve been here before, again and again. We have [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 10:45 am

Helen Thomas: Exhibit A of Media Bias, Eagle Eye

Helen Thomas: Exhibit A of Media Bias

Guest Post by Tom Doran
I just tweeted this 2006 piece by Jonathan Chait about Helen Thomas, the long-serving White House correspondent who recently died; she later gained some infamy with some appalling remarks about Israel, but this was written long before that.
You might find it interesting because it illustrates how extremism (if that’s the right word) [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 21 July 2013 at 9:23 pm

The Doran Test, Eagle Eye

The Doran Test

To go on about it, Tom Doran’s article for Jewish Journal is good. To take one detail, I liked his summary of the formula used by the anti-left to decide its position on anything happening anywhere in the world:
1. Which side is the United States on?
2. Which side has all the money/ weaponry?
3. Which side, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Saturday, 12 January 2013 at 1:21 pm

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