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Finally: A Moral Equivalency Obama Doesn't Like

2:18 PM, Jun 5, 2009 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
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Powerline posts the exchange between Brokaw and Obama:

BROKAW: What can the Israelis learn from your visit to Buchenwald? And what should they be thinking about their treatment of Palestinians?

OBAMA: Well, look, there's no equivalency here.

Brokaw should be ashamed of himself, but we'll take what we can get from Obama. The notion that Israelis, many of whom either moved to that country after being liberated from camps like Buchenwald or are the children of those who did, could learn something from Obama's half-hour at Buchenwald is more than a little insulting. After all, Obama knows so little about what happened there that the first time he recounted his Uncle Charlie's participation in the camp's liberation he set the story at Auschwitz. Allahpundit also notes the "interview was conducted in Dresden too, ground zero of the neo-Nazi revisionist moral equivalence movement."