January 30, 2015

IF WE MEANT IT EVERYONE WOULDN'T HAVE HAILED CHARLIE:

Do we really mean 'never again'? (Charles Krauthammer, January 29, 2015, Washington Post)

The rise of European anti-Semitism is, in reality, just a return to the norm. For a millennium, virulent Jew-hatred -- persecution, expulsions, massacres -- was the norm in Europe until the shame of the Holocaust created a temporary anomaly wherein anti-Semitism became socially unacceptable.

Imagine Western leaders turning out in the street to support Der Sturmer if Jews had attacked it in the 30s....

Posted by at January 30, 2015 3:49 PM
  

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