Rosen is self-medicating with pretzels and ripping down “Free Palestine” bumper stickers from bus shelters. Are these the habits of a sane and ethical man? Of a non-partisan man? Of a man who’s reached his breaking point? Fortunately, he has the calming, ethically grounded Goldbrener to talk him off the (pretzel-strewn) ledge, Carlos Santana is playing Tel Aviv and not-yet-boycotted Israeli whiskey can ease the sting of David Duke’s latest Trumptastic anti-semitic rant. More importantly, the boys wonder after a week of unrest:
Is a World in Chaos Good for the Jews?
Unlike last week, when the Twilight Lounge offered shelter from the global storm, this week it embraces it, acknowledging that driving a truck into a crowd in Nice, watching a strongman squelch an attempted coup, shooting cops and attacking people with an axe while riding a train through Germany can, in no way, be good for the Jews.