Sunday, November 19, 2006

Link of the Day: Matt Takes Peretz Behind the Woodshed

Matt appropriately savages The New Republic editor Martin Peretz for yet another racist editorial about the Palestinians. Among the best lines, "They are not shocked at all by what in truth must seem to them not atrocious at all. It is routine in their cultures. That comparison shouldn't comfort us as Americans. We have higher standards of civilization than they do."

Best line in Matt's response, "It's bad enough that you're either too stupid or just don't care to recognize the classic tropes of anti-Semitism that constantly appear in your own hate-filled leavings."

Read the whole thing. Marty Peretz is one of America's most virulent racists and the fact that he does so at the helm of a formerly liberal magazine makes it all the more appaling.