About Daniel Koffler

Daniel Koffler is a Clarendon Scholar and graduate student in philosophy at the University of Oxford.

Viral Videos Of The Week: Piling On Hillary And Holy Joe Edition

By May 30, 2008

No, Jamie Kennedy didn't become a Catholic priest. This is Fr. Michael Pfleger, doing some guest-pastoring/MCing at Obama's church. Noted without comment with two comments: (1) Everything he says about Hillary Clinton is true; (2) it occurs to me that … Read More

Joe Lieberman And John Hagee: Still BFF

By May 29, 2008

People say that John McCain and Joe Lieberman are joined at the hip, but that's not fair. John McCain is occasionally hit by pangs of decency; Lieberman never is. For example, when asked whether waterboarding is torture at a debate … Read More

Norman Finkelstein Accuses Jeffrey Goldberg Of Torturing Palestinians

By May 28, 2008

Sometimes a guy just can't win. Last week, we noted that a deranged person with a blog for deranged people accused Jeffrey Goldberg of being a "jihadist" agitating for "Jewicide" because his position on West Bank settlements is the same … Read More

Iranian Israeli Spies On Israel For Iran

By May 27, 2008

Usually, it's American Jews who have double loyalties that occasionally bleed over into out-and-out espionage on Israel's behalf. But Ha'aretz reports that an Israeli citizen has been arrested for funneling sensitive defense information to his birth nation, Iran, through the … Read More

Joe Lieberman Vows To Blow Up The Internet

By May 23, 2008

Joe Lieberman has made it his business to guard against the possibility that somebody, somewhere, might be enjoying adult freedom. It's no surprise, then, that when he heard about something called "YouTube"— where apparently anybody at all can post content—it … Read More

Breaking News! Teen Sex Craze NOT Sweeping The Nation

By May 23, 2008

A few years back, the Story Every Parent Should Know About was the rise of the "rainbow party," so called for the rainbow of lipstick shades teenage girls would group-paint onto teenage boys' cocks on such occasions. Thus conservatives' worst … Read More

Jews Don’t Need Friends Like John Hagee

By May 22, 2008

For some reason, people are acting shocked about the news that John Hagee, the Texas evangelical preacher who thinks buggery caused Hurricane Katrina, thinks Muslims are mindless, indiscriminate killers, thinks the Catholic Church is the Whore of Babylon, thinks Harry … Read More

Israel Negotiates With Radicals And Terrorists

By May 21, 2008

How would our president inform the Knesset about this breaking news? It looks like the Olmert/Livni/Barak regime has been lured in by "the false comfort of appeasement," since they've decided to "negotiate with terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious … Read More