Viewers of HBO’s Real Time would know that Bill Maher is rather unhinged in his tribalist passions. Yesterday the great Oliver Stone was on the show and interrupted Maher’s usual zionist apologia to remind him that US foreign policy is run by AIPAC; that Israel supported Apartheid South Africa; and that its assault on the Freedom Flotilla was an act of piracy. Watch:
Also, note how the usually garrulous Rachel Maddow remains silent throughout the exchange. I suspect she is also PEP (progressive except for Palestine). Or maybe she just wants to keep her job.
For something more entertaining, check out this smackdown of a Republican rightwinger by Stone and Jesse Ventura on Larry King Live.