Josh Marshall

Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.

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Bessie Smith, 'The Empress of the Blues', photographed by Carl Van Vechten in February 1936, a year before she died in an auto accident in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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TPM Reader JC writes in with a request ...

Josh, I was really taken with your pair of tweets this morning about how, as David Ben-Gurion said Jews should "Fight the White Paper as if there was no War, and fight the War as if there was no White Paper," so should we fight Israel-haters as if there was no Israeli Right with zero interest in peace, and fight the anti-peace Right as if there were no Israel-haters.

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Rick Santelli, famously in 2009, by one measure launched the "Tea Party" with an epic rant about how big government was crushing capitalism while it was actually in the midst of saving it. Since then he's been wrong about every economic question worth being asked. One of the CNBCers got tired of his nonsense today and this happened. Watch.

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Todd Akin says Politico didn't let him say all the stuff he wanted to say about rape.

The Palestinian Envoy to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva tells Palestinian Authority TV that the PA needs to be prudent about appeals to the Human Rights Council because every Hamas rocket - fired indiscriminately and without warning into civilian areas - constitutes a "crime against humanity." He also notes reports from Gaza about how the IDF is sending advance evacuation warnings before bombing attacks. This candor will and is being seized on by supporters of Israel. But it's just as much as rebuke to the rejectionist right in Israel who claim there's no partner for peace among the Palestinians.

There's a path to end all of this. Not just this flare-up but the whole conflict. It's there. It just needs to be taken.