Tuesday, September 21, 2004

UK Jew-baiting

London Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips finds that open and unapologetic anti-Semitism again is permissible--and perhaps even fashionable--in Britain. She supplies not one, but two posts this week which describe specific contemporaneous public instances of it--and it's only Tuesday.

From today's post: "I read and hear it frequently — including from the lips of a distinguished military figure, who confidently told me that Rupert Murdoch had personally decreed that The Times should severely restrict the number of pieces opposing the war in Iraq 'having been told to issue such an order by the Jewish lobby in America'"