In the old days right-wingers accused people of being Jews. Now they accuse people of being anti-semites. I’d say that was progress.
(See Franklin “Rosenvelt” vs. what the McCain campaign had to say about Rashid Khalidi.)
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The right-wing invocation of anti-semitism is cynical and opportunistic.
…but so was the right-wing invocation of Jewishness back in the day….
Michael Goldfarb — big liar or king-size bigot? I’m agnostic on that one, but here’s my guess: he’s both. My read of hack psychology is that these characters start with a few fervent beliefs, then add a whole lot of lies to help the Truth prevail.
yeah. it totally grosses me out that they think, as a jew, that i would be that dumb. just like when they thought that as a woman, i'd be dumb enough to vote for sarah palin.
it felt nice when like 75% of jews & a majority of women (i can't remember the percentage) both affirmed we were not that dumb.
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The 2006 Johnny Ryan interview from the Comics Journal.
September 3, 2007 | 5 comments
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