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Caroline Glick: We Con the World
Posted By Elise Cooper On July 2, 2010 @ 5:00 pm In NewsReal Blog | No Comments
Caroline Glick has received notoriety for her recent parody, “We Con the World.” She considers herself an American-Israeli Jew who is currently a deputy editor for the Jerusalem Post. She was a captain in the Israel Defense Force and from 1997- 1998 served as Assistant Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. She is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC where she routinely briefs senior administration officials and members of Congress on issues of joint Israeli-American concern. In 2008, she wrote the book, Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad. She commented on the issues facing Israel today. To view her most recent video
NewsRealBlog: Do you understand the criticism you are getting for your video?
Caroline Glick: No. We were just making a parody of “We Are the World.”
NRB: Are you upset that Jews like Steven Spielberg are not speaking out in support of Israel?
Glick: Speilberg produced Schindler’s List and Munich. He clearly has a vision of Jews based upon weakness, not strength and upon Jews being protected by non-Jews rather than defending themselves with the tools of power.
NRB: Are you upset with the criticism?
Glick: Not at all. If they or Hamas said they liked me I would be very concerned about what I am doing.
NRB: Why did you make the video?
Glick: Latma is our website. At Latma it is our belief that by exposing the media to ridicule, we will help to change the nature of public discourse. We were planning on doing this parody for only the Israeli domestic audience.
NRB: Why did you change your mind?
Glick: We decided to direct it to the international audience when we saw the international community pile on against Israel and produced it in English.
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