The Real Crisis Is Selfishness

I don't get so upset by Farrakhan and the other punks who run around the country getting famous by stirring up black anti-Semitism, even though I detest them, think their movements should be ostracized by the black community, and find obnoxious the lies they spew out.

It's not that I think Jews are so secure that we could never be endangered by this kind of thing. Anti-Semitism in America has never been publicly confronted or its underlying assumptions challenged. The average educated person knows much more about the fallacies in standard racist fantasies about blacks than about notions that Jews control...

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