The CIA Russian hack report hints at a constitutional crisis. The last time an election was jammed, a president fell. J.J. Goldberg asks if an all-GOP Washington can probe how the GOP swept the table.
Netanyahu is caught up in a tangle of intertwined crises that can’t be disentangled. Chief among them: a bill that would legalize illegal settlements.
Did Rep. Keith Ellison really say Jews control Washington? You may have heard the 36-second audio that sounded like he said it. Now listen to the rest of the speech and judge for yourself.
It looks as though opposition is mounting, perhaps approaching a critical mass, against the bid by Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison to become chair of the Democratic National Committee. A small flood of messages and articles is circulating through the Jewish community and precincts of the Republican right, supposedly documenting his hostility to Israel and support for Louis Farrakhan, the notoriously anti-Semitic leader of the Nation of Islam.
Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota is a politician in a hurry. A decade ago be became the first Muslim ever elected to Congress. Now he’s running for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee. That would make him the first Muslim to win a position in America’s national political leadership.
J.J. Goldberg says this is the first election in which the losing side repudiated not just the winning candidate, but his voters. What’s animating the left’s unusual outrage?
Our advocacy organizations have been bungling American Jewish issues for decades. We can’t afford that anymore, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Scanning the landscape after the votes were cast, Hillary Clinton and the Democrats could find any number of reasons to be disappointed.
Waking up in America on November 9 felt a bit like stumbling into the middle of a science fiction movie. Everything was askew, out of place, upside down. All the familiar signposts of normality were wrong.
If you’re looking to apportion some blame, look no further than these three parties, J.J. Goldberg says.