DUAL LOYALTIES. David Gelernter wonders why American Jews don't like George W. Bush more in light of his strong support for Israeli policy. That�s a somewhat complicated issue, no doubt. But note here that were I to say Gelernter's thinking on American Israel policy seems driven by "dual loyalties," he would no doubt condemn me as an anti-Semite. And yet, the entire premise of his column is that it's inappropriate for me, and for other Jewish people, to vote for candidates whose policies would be good for the United States rather than ones whose policies would be good for Israel.

--Matthew Yglesias

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