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Are Fox News anchors Bill O'Reilly and John Gibson 'jew-baiting'?

Steve at The News Blog lays out a case that some of today's rhetoric on the right amounts to "jew-baiting. Chief among accused are Fox News anchors Bill O'Reilly and John Gibson, and William A. Donohue, president of the conservative Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. Steve reports, you decide.
The thing about American anti-semitism is that is is a disease, like herpes, which hides, then comes out, but has never really gone away. There has been a desire to pretend it's in the American past, but the reality is that the various strains of anti-semitic activity in the US has come in waves. The 1930's was the highpoint, but the 1960's saw a race-based revival. The current wave of anti-semitic activity, couched in code words and hints, hasn't reached threats and violence, yet, but as familiar themes, like the corruption of the media and the attacks on Christianity reach a fever pitch, that isn't unlikely. So how did we get here? [... continued]
(Hat tip to James at The Left End of The Dial)

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