The Netanyahus — who travel together even on diplomatic trips — are notorious in Israel for their reportedly extravagant habits ... The contrast of the historic achievement and the petty acts is remarkable, even tragic.
Focusing on the economics [of an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan] is crucial, but we've seen many times: the promise of a better life has not brought people to compromise on what they see as core national interests or values.
What was raised by these comments was not the positions of AIPAC. I think there’s a very important distinction between the specific policies … but the idea that it's illegitimate to operate in favor of what they believe is at best very wrong and at worst bigotry.