Thursday, January 31, 2008

New Left Antisemitism

Alan Johnson offers some thoughts:
Anderson is no anti-semite. But he has embraced a conspiracy story about an Israeli octopus spreading its controlling tentacles into the US political system and media. And he has decked it out in the language of Marxism, and lent it his lustre. And that's bad enough.
My only question is how such a person isn't an antisemite? What does that mean? And why do so many people feel compelled to make such disclaimers?

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