The entire episode a contrivance from beginning to end.
British Zionist Jews: We will destroy Labour — we will destroy Great Britain itself before we allow a Palestinian sympathizer as PM.
American Zionist Jews: We will eliminate free speech protections in the US Constitution to spare beloved Israel shame.
NYT: hmm… What to do, what to do…
I know! someone said. (Not Safire.) We run a cartoon sure to be slammed as antisemitic (it isn’t), (don’t show US readership cartoon), then run three days of mea culpas — in editorials, op-eds (give this one to Bret, his being here only two years adds wallop) and letters. (“Horrific” cartoon, James? Not too much?)
A Jewish-victimhood booster shot for the ages.