On talking back to madmen

Among the excellent commentary exploring the meaning of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s genocidal reflections over the past week are two column that should be noted in addition to the items we posted over the week. The first is Victor Davis Hanson’s NRO column on the vicious antipathy to Israel manifested by Ahmadinejad and others. VDH writes:

This week Iran hosted an international conference on Holocaust denial. The gathering was as bizarre as a bar out of Star Wars, a collection of every crackpot anti-Semite the world over, all there for a scripted, tightly controlled hatefest advertised as a