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Friday, May 20, 2016

Jonathan Weisman Amazed by Anti-Semitic Backlash? Given The New York Times's Behavior, It Should Come As No Surprise!



Yup, it's a classic chickens coming home to roost story.

As noted in a Washington Post item entitled "New York Times staffer tweets out op-ed critical of Trump, faces anti-Semitic avalanche" by Erik Wemple, deputy Washington editor Jonathan Weisman of The New York Times and other Jewish journalists critical of Donald Trump are being overwhelmed with anti-Semitic tweets.

I am horrified by the Trump candidacy; however, I think it is also worth observing how The New York Times has tolerated anti-Semitism from the left. You might want to have a look at the following JG Caesarea blog entries (all can be found in the blog archive under the label "anti-Semitism":

SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015
Maureen Dowd, "Hi-Ho, Lone Ranger": More Anti-Semitism Courtesy of The New York Times
SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2015
Is The New York Times Anti-Semitic? Absolutely!
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015
New York Times Editorial, "Anti-Semitism in the Soccer Stands": The Pot Calls the Kettle Black
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
David Brooks, "The Mental Virtues": What About Anti-Semitism at The New York Times?
MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
Frank Bruni, "The Oldest Hatred, Forever Young": Have a Look at Your Own Newspaper!
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
Roger Cohen, "A Jew Not Quite English Enough": What About Anti-Semitism at The New York Times?
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
Nicholas Kristof, "Meet the Champs": Nick Taking Leave Without Explaining His Filthy Retweet Concerning AIPAC
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
Is New York Times Columnist Maureen Dowd Anti-Semitic?
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
The Stench of Anti-Semitism at The New York Times
Monday, December 19, 2011
The New York Times Sanitizes Critical Response to Thomas Friedman's Anti-Semitic Tirade
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2011
The New York Times and Israel Bashing: Yes, The New York Times Is Anti-Semitic
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Anti-Semitism, The New York Times and Occupy Wall Street
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2010
Sanchez Dismissal Spawns More Anti-Semitic Readers' Comments at The New York Times
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2010
Anti-Semitism: No Response from Charles Blow
FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
Charles Blow's "Obama and the Jews, Part 2" Evokes Anti-Semitism
THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
Anonymous Anti-Semitism from the Editorial Board of The New York Times: Netanyahu a "Master Manipulator"
SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2010
Vicious Anti-Semitic Reader's Comment in Response to Paul Krugman's "Bad for the Jews"
SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010
The New York Times, Anti-Semitism and the Mike McMahon Election Scandal: See No Evil
TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2010
If You Were Revolted by Helen Thomas, Have a Look at The New York Times
TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
Return of Anti-Semitism to New York Times Online Comments
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2010
Anti-Semitism and Censorship: Shame on The New York Times!
TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
David Brooks' Op-Ed Spawns Online New York Times Anti-Semitism
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2009
Jimmy Carter's "New Anti-Semitism" and The New York Times
THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2009
Why Is Antisemitism Permitted in Online Comments "Moderated" by The Times? Open Letter No. 2 to Clark Hoyt, Public Editor of The New York Times
FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2009
Weaving Hatred on the Web
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2009
Roger Cohen's "Obama in Netanyahu's Web"

A New York Times editor is astonished when anti-Semites climb out from under their rocks and bite him in the arse? Spare me!

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