By Andrew Bolt: (h/t Shirl)
I’m sorry, but the fascist analogy must now be drawn
I never dreamed I’d live in a country in which Jewish businesses were boycotted and blockaded.
The shame. The utter shame.
But then I’d never dreamed, either, that I’d be taken to court for expressing my opinion. Or that a news organisation would be denied a government contact for being politically unsympathetic. Or that news outlets would be banned by government ministers for asking basic questions. Or that academics could protest against free speech.
And that a letter such as this could appear in the Sydney Morning Herald:
The wise and timely essay by Samantha Selinger-Morris (’’Old hatreds in a new medium’’, July 2-3) raises an issue that should make Jewish community leaders in Australia rethink their attitudes to the growth of anti-Semitism.
Tragically this upsurge of racism is attributable directly to the perceived suffering the Israeli government has imposed on the Palestinian people. The current Israeli government is more responsible for the spread of anti-Semitism worldwide than any ratbag racist groups waving symbols of Germany in the 1930s…
Vincent Matthews Forestville