Poll: Durban II

While Mixed Multitudes hasn’t talked much about it, there has been a lot of media coverage concerning this week’s UN Racism Conference in Geneva. During the first Durban conference, the agenda was hijacked by anti-Israel activists, using the conference as a platform to vilify the Jewish state. There was a fear among many Jews that this year’s conference would be more of the same.

Durban II has gained even more media coverage because 10 countries, including the US, Canada and Australia, decided to boycott the event. Then, during Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s speech, the European delegation staged a walk out.

Today’s poll question is:


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