There’s a truly strange and bizarre character running around the fringes of the extreme right, who writes under the name of “Taki.” He’s, shall we say, “old school” when it comes to, um, “the Jews.” Here’s an example from a rambling and disjointed column I stumbled across in web browsing:
What I find incredible is that there are still people around who wonder why the Middle East is up in flames. Andrew Alexander explained it very well last Friday. 90 years ago Britain initiated a policy of providing a Jewish homeland in Palestine â?? on predominantly Arab lands. Then Israel was created on land that supposedly belonged half to the Arabs and half to the Jews. But not for the first time, the Jews took a bigger slice.
It would be one thing if he had written “the Israelis,” but instead he (no doubt — and I mean that quite seriously) chose the term “the Jews,” a choice all the more obvious because of the phrase “But not for the first time,” thus invoking the canard of Jews as inherently greedy and unscrupulous. I can only imagine the contortions of his apologists in justifying such crude and hateful collectivism.
How truly disgusting.