More About the Right Targetting Jews

Yesterday I wrote about the Right starting to drop the not-so-subtle undertones, coming right out (right out, get it?) and saying that their “war on Christmas” campaign really IS about Jews. The other day Nitpicker caught a good one,

… I would think if somebody is going to be — have to answer for following the wrong religion, they’re not going to have to answer to me. We know who they’re going to have to answer to.
… If you figure that — listen, we get a little theological here, and it’s probably a bit over my head, but I would think if somebody is going to be — have to answer for following the wrong religion, they’re not going to have to answer to me. We know who they’re going to have to answer to. And that’s fine. Let ’em. But in the meantime, as long as they’re civil and behave, we tolerate the presence of other religions around us without causing trouble, and I think most Americans are fine with that tradition.

And links to even more of that one at Media Matters

2 thoughts on “More About the Right Targetting Jews

  1. This whole battle over Holiday Greetings vs. Merry Christmas is so totally nuts anyway. For a quick review of this pagan tradition, check out: http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/holidays/christmas/trees.html
    I’m inclined to say, Happy Commercial Frenzy and let it go at that. What in the world do most American traditions: Christmas trees, mistletoe (another pagan tradition), Santa Claus, drunken office parties, have to do with the birth of the baby Jesus? It’s the Christians who ruined Christmas. Now they want to blame it on the Jews. Ha! Wasn’t it the birth of a little Jewish baby that started the whole thing?

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