The Corner

Oh No The Jews

Jonah: You don’t need to be named “Goldberg” to get that stuff. Any time I

say anything favorable about Israel, I get ‘em. For your information — I’m

guessing this doesn’t show up in your own e-mail bag — the currently

fashionable synonym for “philosemite” in these circles is “Jew-fellator.”

My consolation is that I get a roughly equal number of e-mails accusing me

of antisemitism. This is in accordance with Derbyshire’s First Law of

Opinion Journalism, viz.:

*Derbyshire’s First Law*: Anything — anything whatsoever — that a Gentile

says about Jews or Israel will be taken as rabidly antisemitic by somebody,

somewhere.

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