There’s a lot of make-up-as-you-go-alongism in all of this. Monday we are told we are free to criticize Israel’s policies, but not Israel as the Jewish state. Tuesday, we’re told to choose our words carefully so as to avoid historically anti-Semitic “tropes.” Wednesday they say criticizing Israel is hidden anti-Semitism. Thursday to Sunday, if we criticize Israel, we must, in the same breath, also point out the inequities in Saudi Arabia, China, Myanmar and thirty-seven other places.
Instead of legislating against BDS, maybe our lawmakers should set aside one day a month when Americans may uphold the First Amendment.