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July 26, 2005 9:20 PM   Subscribe

Hate pays: The "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" have - it seems - never quite died, and Bartholomew's Notes on Religion details the recrudescence of the Russian Orthodox anti-Semitic right. Meanwhile, in the USA, talk show host MSNBC rewards Jay Severin for his apparent call for the slaughter of American Muslim citizens with a spot alongside bowtie-sporting Tucker Carlson. Hate pays.
posted by troutfishing (15 comments total)
Man kills waitress over letter to the editor.

Eliminationism: the belief that one can kill people for their beliefs or political actions.
posted by warbaby at 10:57 PM on July 26, 2005

Um, was that last link supposssed to link to something else? As it is, you're self-linking to an old FPP made by yourself that only has half to do with your statement.
posted by Snyder at 12:12 AM on July 27, 2005

At the very least, much of the world seems jaded to other's hateful behavior, until of course they get swept into that hate.

[By the way, that last link is to rather than so you show up logged out unless you have separately logged into .org.]
posted by caddis at 4:48 AM on July 27, 2005

I hate to have to admit it but hate DOES pay. Too bad about the victims who must pay the price.
posted by nofundy at 5:07 AM on July 27, 2005

[By the way, that last link is to rather than so you show up logged out unless you have separately logged into .org.]

I changed the .org to .com in the FPP

posted by jessamyn at 6:49 AM on July 27, 2005

Jessamyn - thanks.

barjo - what I want to know is, did Severin quit, or was he canned ? Apparently, Jay's turned to questioning the war in Iraq - calling it a "quagmire" .

I'd love to know the truth.

"July 17, 2005 -- JAY Severin has vanished from MSNBC's new "The Situation with Tucker Carlson." Sources say Severin, a conservative who hosts a radio talk show in Boston, didn't enjoy the commute from his home in Sag Harbor to the TV show's studio in New Jersey - especially when he saw how low Carlson's ratings were. Severin, who has a wife and young daughter, was also promised a state-of-the-art studio where he could do his radio show on the days when he was on TV, but MSNBC didn't deliver. Severin's departure leaves humorless Air America host Rachel Maddow as the breakout star on Carlson's daily panel. "

"Eliminationism: the belief that one can kill people for their beliefs or political actions." - Warbaby, that fits pretty well.

BTW, that's Dave Niewert's beat over on Orcinus.
posted by troutfishing at 7:20 AM on July 27, 2005

My new word of the day: recrudescence.
posted by antifuse at 8:06 AM on July 27, 2005

Since this thread is so lame, I thought I'd plug Will Eisner's final work, The Plot, an excellent graphic novel history of the vile Protocols. Eisner, of course, was the brilliant artist who created The Spirit and went on to invent the graphic novel.
posted by Slagman at 8:20 AM on July 27, 2005

Will Eisner's posthumous work may end up being as significant as his prior body of work. He cut new ground on The Plot, since it is documentary / historical.
posted by warbaby at 12:02 PM on July 27, 2005

Syrian Protocols
Protocols in Egypt
posted by ori at 12:10 PM on July 27, 2005

Man, wish I hated somebody. I could use the money.
posted by Smedleyman at 1:21 PM on July 27, 2005

ori - the continued worldwide demand for the "Protocols" seems to be steady enough to support a small dedicated publishing business.
posted by troutfishing at 9:33 PM on July 27, 2005

You hear echoes of the Protocols almost daily in the attacks on George Soros, and in Blankley and Ann Coulter's columns, among others.
posted by amberglow at 9:38 PM on July 27, 2005

I asked my wife if she was roasting up small children, for dinner, on the sly.

She said no.

So I checked her head for horns - even tiny ones, nubs even. I figured that, since she's a Cohain, she'd have especially pronounced horns.

But I found nothing.

I had to conclude that I was married to a non-demon, a mere human who happened to be Jewish. I have to admit that I was a bit titillated by the idea of being married to a demon, but demons can get out of hand too - it's in their nature - and so I was in the end content to know that I shared my bed with a female of the species Homo Sapiens.
posted by troutfishing at 10:48 PM on July 27, 2005

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