President Carter, who was considered both an outsider and an outlier, dealt with many issues the United States is still dealing with today: healthcare, racism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Kai Bird is in conversation about his new book The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter with former CBS News correspondent Dan Raviv
It’s not about progressive circles questioning America’s unconditional support for Israel, nor is it about the far-left margins of the party that reject the mere idea of supporting Israel. It is about centrist Democrats willing to break rank and express views that—while still supportive of Israel—doubt Israel’s goals and question the tactics in the ongoing Gaza conflict.
Once again, our city has been taken over by jealousy. Once again, it has been reduced to little more than a humiliated pawn in the hands of politicians who, in their attempts to own this city, are willing, quite literally, to let her die.