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Thursday, February 02, 2006

Jew Caution

Well here's sort of an absurd throw-away line in today's Reuters piece regarding the uproar around those zany Danish cartoons mocking Islam:
Jesus Christ is mocked so often in Western media and art that it hardly causes outrage anymore and courts usually reject legal suits against the satire. Because of the horror of the Holocaust, Western media are much more cautious about Jews.
The statement is thrown into the middle of this article, not backed up by any example, fact or quote, and is quite awkwardly the opinion of Reuters author Tom Heneghan.