They say music has charms to soothe the savage beast. Apparently it also has the power to shake and anger the powerful as well. Israeli Defense Forces radio has banned the playing of a new pop song. According to today’s guest, Richard Silverstein, who covers Israeli politics and culture for a number of media outlets, this censorship of a pop song is something new and it does not speak well for the state for the State of Israel as the world has known it. An especially informative show.