The article below, written by Philp Weiss, highlights the hypocrisy of so-called ‘Liberal’ Zionists. Here is a suggestion: everywhere in the article where you read phrases such as ‘overwhelmed by Palestinian births,’ ‘comparing Jewish and Palestinian fertility rates,’ ‘a substantial Palestinian minority jeopardizing the Jewish majority,’ ‘an entity that cannot threaten us demographically,’ substitute ‘White’ for ‘Jewish’ and ‘non-White’ for ‘Palestinians’ and what Liberal Zionists really represent behind the mask of ‘liberal’ attitudes, will jump right out at you.
Palestinians are a ‘demographic’ threat to Israel, say leading advocates
by Philip Weiss
The “demographic” argument for a two-state solution is the expressed fear that Jews will become a minority in Israel, and so the “Jewish people” will lose a claim to sovereignty.
It is explicitly a racial argument about Jews being overwhelmed by Palestinian births, or voters, and it is one that ought to be very hard to advance in mainstream U.S. forums. The scholar Ian Lustick lately confessed his shame at making the demographic argument for a two-state solution. It was a “deal with the devil,” Lustick said. “My mother would not approve.” (more…)