In his Jan. 19 review of Franklin Ford's book Political Murder Thomas Slaughter makes remarks that are either poorly phrased or grossly misinformed.
To name only one, it is patently false that there is an "absence of clear distinction between religion and politics . . . within Zionism." For the most part, Zionist thinkers and statesmen have striven to separate religion from politics. Such was the legacy of Theodore Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, and he bequeathed that legacy to the two mainsteam ideologies of Zionism, socialist and revisionist.