USA is a great player in the free market. USA has NOT been 'rationally' neutral to the Gaza conflict, vis a vis, their support (indirect, and, much so) of Israel. So, before you make a judgement on a topic by saying that it has reached its ceiling of rationality, you may want to be better informed. It helps to actually prove your case for rationality that you think you seem to have so much of in spades.
First thing to know about logic, it is merely a thought-process. It is not an actual 'thought'. And most thoughts in this life is neither black nor white. Predisposition:
Applying logic to it makes you a T.
Applying value-based judgements to it makes you an F.
However, the 'thought' (e.g., Gaza conflict) itself is neither T nor F. And, thus, neither is 'one side' a logical argument, while the other a value-based. It is how you PROVE your thought (the process) that will predict whether you're working with T or F. So, you can take either side, neither side, or, sit on the fence. Just prove it - accordingly. Be it logic or value-based.
E.g., My close friends know my frustration when things are not 'logical'. When I was younger, it was a really big issue. I would get angry, frustrated, couldn't/wouldn't/refused to work with the world, when I felt that someone had committed a fallacy of logic. For me, it came down to, if it is not logical, I cannot do it/commit. So, one time, I challenged them, can you find 'logic' within values? Show me.
And, I have been given many an example that finally showed me the limitations of 'cold', objective logic. And, thus, the merits of value-based 'logic'.
Anecdote: Our driveway is long and narrow, and we got 3 cars parked there. Middle one, the person is not home yet so no key. Front car (my dad's). Last car, blocked in by the rest is mine. I needed to leave ASAP. So, I asked my dad to borrow his car, and when he goes out later, he could use mine. Makes logical sense. His is the in line. However...he refused, asking me to wait to get my car out. I was livid. It didn't make logical sense. Relay story to my F-disposed friend. Her response: Your dad knows you smoke and hates it, and he probably doesn't want to face it/inhale it, when he goes to sit in your car. Simple. Logical still. And, triumped me. That's value-based as you get. But, for some reason, it beats my logical reasoning. With a greater 'internal logic' of its own.
There is a certain 'logic' to many value-based judgements. Which those of us with T, or, in praise of the T, are woefully blind to.