“How can you defend that country, Israel, when it sends its military to purposely blind young American activists?”
She asked this darkly, with enormously righteous rage.
At the time, I really had no idea what she was talking about. I asked her when this had happened, whether it had happened once, several times, many times; I asked for details. Of course, she had none. This did not matter. Her passionate disgust required no details, no data, no context.
Thus, a very sophisticated and well educated American feminist who knows very little, perhaps absolutely nothing about the matter at hand, nevertheless felt entitled to spew hatred towards Israel, the facts be damned.