Overcompensation: friends of Israel who are not friends of the Jews

Via Bob, here is Raincoat Optimist on the English Defence League, Kaminski and Griffin, who begins:

“My old psychology dictionary of terms informs me that overcompensation can be ‘a Freudian defence mechanism, whereby an individual attempts to offset weakness in an area of their lives by focusing on another aspect of it.’ I had thought to look this up after thinking about the recent spell of disavowed anti-Semite, Israel supporters.”

Read on.

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