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How Bill Kristol Purged the Arabists

Perdido Wrote: May 30, 2012 1:18 AM
Kristol and his crew of "Great Statists" have gotten exactly what they asked for. It didn't work and the party has suffered humiliation at the polls. The country ain't buyin what he's peddling. He's actually kind of tone deaf for a guy so immersed in politics.

After taping John Stossel's show on May 16 in New York, the Mrs. and I took the 10 a.m. Acela back to Washington. Once we had boarded the train, who should come waddling up the aisle but Bill Kristol.

The Weekly Standard editor seemed cheerful, and we chatted about the surge in Mitt Romney's popularity and prospects.

I did not ask what he had been doing in New York, but thanks to the website Mondoweiss, I found out. Kristol was there for a May 15 "debate" with Jeremy Ben-Ami of J Street, the pro-Israel organization, at B'nai Jeshurun...