There Is No Mid­dle Ground This Time

The eas­i­est moral place to stand is in the mid­dle.
Stand­ing in the mid­dle is com­fort­ing. It grants you the illu­sion that you are being even­hand­ed, that you see nuance and com­plex­i­ty where oth­ers see black and white. It is flat­ter­ing to be in the mid­dle — no one hates your view­point enough to make you their oppo­nent, and yet you get to stand apart from every­one, tut-tut­ting both sides.
When it comes to Israel and its ter­ror-back­ing en …