The Unz Review:ㅤDoes Liberal Zionist “Double Standard” Justify Rightwing Anti-Zionist Stance?, by Robert Stark

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The Unz Review:ㅤDoes Liberal Zionist “Double Standard” Justify Rightwing Anti-Zionist Stance?, by Robert Stark

23-03-24 04:05:00,

While the mainstream Right is generally very pro-Israel, Alt-Right types have protested a Zionist double standard regarding how American nationalism and White identity issues are treated compared to Israel. This applied to old school White Nationalists as well as Paleoconservatives, with Pat Buchanan making these points back in the Bush era. It was also common among Ron Paul supporters, and then eventually with the rise of the Alt-Right. However, this went beyond pointing out double standards to a rightwing anti-Zionist ideology, that also adopted leftwing anti-Zionist talking points about Israel. Wilis Carto, in particular, was instrumental in fomenting this rightwing anti-Zionist ideology, as far back as the 1970s, and so was David Duke. This position is relatively fringe but has recently risen among the online right.

Jewish Paleoconservative, Paul Gottfried, who is moderately pro-Israel but also critical of establishment Zionism, wrote an article back in 2003, For Zionist, Time to Choose. Gottfried stated “I believe that American Zionists should be reconsidering their inconsistent positions, instead of ganging up on Judt (an anti-Zionist Jew). Abe Foxman and the Anti-Defamation League, for example, make themselves ridiculous and vulnerable when they denounce those who oppose the granting of drivers licenses in California to illegal immigrants as far-right anti-Semites—while they simultaneously defend Israel as a “Jewish state.”

Despite being pro-Israel,

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