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43. An equivalence between "Muslim friends" and "Jewish friends"
Thu Jun 30, 2016, 03:26 PM
Jun 2016

A belief that the government of one nation is equal to ALL Jews, that it speaks for all of them unfortunately is a strongly antisemitic belief. Maybe you want to check that impulse of yours to equate the two?

Corbyn appears to compare Israeli government to Islamic State sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #1
He believes there is an equivalence between the Israeli government and ISIS. iandhr Jun 2016 #4
No, he believes there's a correspondence between two relationships. Igel Jun 2016 #29
I know the drill. sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #33
First off I don't believe that all criticism of Israel is anti-semsitc. iandhr Jun 2016 #37
I accept the continued existence of Israel sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #45
Well said. forest444 Jun 2016 #49
What Hamas says in English vs what they say in Arabic is very different. iandhr Jul 2016 #71
This is an article sulphurdunn Jul 2016 #73
How inconvenient for you Denzil_DC Jun 2016 #64
I thought he was an asshole before leftynyc Jun 2016 #2
Right on. iandhr Jun 2016 #38
Those trying to explain it away leftynyc Jun 2016 #39
You mean people who have a firm grasp of the English language? Scootaloo Jun 2016 #41
Corbyn's concept of damage control Angel Martin Jun 2016 #3
Stupid interpretation by press - clear refutation by Corbyn. JackRiddler Jun 2016 #5
Yes I disagree iandhr Jun 2016 #7
Because you're magically inside his head. Amazing! JackRiddler Jun 2016 #8
You can pretend this is the leftynyc Jun 2016 #9
Read the words iandhr Jun 2016 #10
At worst, you could say that sentence implicitly says there are karynnj Jun 2016 #12
I might give him the benefit of the doubt if he didn't support Hamas. iandhr Jun 2016 #13
I am jewish as is my husband who I read the comment to karynnj Jun 2016 #23
Corbyn considering hamas leftynyc Jun 2016 #40
Well, no Scootaloo Jun 2016 #44
An equivalence between "Muslim friends" and "Jewish friends" Scootaloo Jun 2016 #43
Yep reading the whole speech Corbyn totally sounds like an antisemitic /s RAFisher Jun 2016 #36
I honestly don't see how sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #46
No, that is not the definition of anti-semite Doodley Jun 2016 #51
I"m with you and this is exactly the way things are intentionally karynnj Jun 2016 #11
It appears to me that he compared "Jewish friends" to "Islamic friends", bemildred Jun 2016 #6
But, but, but ... that simply doesn't play with their agenda for Corbyn hatred! Nihil Jun 2016 #14
rather ham-handed if that was his point. geek tragedy Jun 2016 #15
We all fail to resist taking a shot from time to time ... bemildred Jun 2016 #16
doesn't seem he's in a position to invite incoming fire on a subject geek tragedy Jun 2016 #17
Come come, this is British politics, and they are in wild disarray at the moment too. nt bemildred Jun 2016 #18
gasoline aerosol is usually not a fantastic way to address wildfires though nt geek tragedy Jun 2016 #19
I'm not suggesting it will come out well. bemildred Jun 2016 #21
if he thought that using Israel and ISIS as the two comparison points would be an effective geek tragedy Jun 2016 #22
Yeah, it kind of undoes the oil upon the water part. bemildred Jun 2016 #24
there's really no amount of scorn and vitriol too harsh for the Brexit leaders. geek tragedy Jun 2016 #26
Infantile is the word. nt bemildred Jun 2016 #27
He did nothing of the kind. sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #47
Beautifully explained. Doodley Jun 2016 #52
he chose those two examples. nt geek tragedy Jun 2016 #53
That makes him an antisemite? sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #56
No, just someone who's somewhat tone deaf nt geek tragedy Jun 2016 #57
Hell, he's a politician. sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #58
And? Scootaloo Jun 2016 #63
I read it as being antisemitic King_David Jul 2016 #65
Yeah, you would. (n/t) Nihil Jul 2016 #66
I'm not quite sure what that means . King_David Jul 2016 #68
Which of those three words is causing you difficulty? Nihil Jul 2016 #69
. King_David Jul 2016 #70
.. Nihil Jul 2016 #72
I read that post, King_David Jul 2016 #76
Yup. Denzil_DC Jun 2016 #25
Whether it's "nothing" or not, it's become a leading news story in the UK... brooklynite Jun 2016 #28
If Corbyn draws breath too heavily right now, Denzil_DC Jun 2016 #31
Well, that was stupid Bradical79 Jun 2016 #20
How many Israelis has ISIS beheaded? sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #48
He then clarifies the point, as you note in your excerpt Scootaloo Jun 2016 #30
Yes, and if his words were reported responsibly, Denzil_DC Jun 2016 #32
We are witnessing the Sanderization of Corbyn. Helen Borg Jun 2016 #34
It "appears" that reporter wanted to stir up more shit against Corbyn suffragette Jun 2016 #35
Corbyn agnostic102 Jun 2016 #42
How is he a big supporter of Hamas? sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #50
We are talking about weather he is an antisemite. iandhr Jul 2016 #74
The point was that nothing sulphurdunn Jul 2016 #75
Hamas calls for the murder of all Jews. iandhr Jul 2016 #77
You could have responded to the content of my post, but chose to go in another direction suffragette Jun 2016 #55
Winning friends and influencing people: Blue_Tires Jun 2016 #54
Kate McCann, writer for The Telegraph. JackRiddler Jun 2016 #60
except he didn't even say that pescao Jun 2016 #59
I don't know what his actual point was. David__77 Jun 2016 #61
Oh great, some more "Corbyn is an antisemite" nonsense. Odin2005 Jun 2016 #62
Absolutely spot on ... Nihil Jul 2016 #67
He did not LeftishBrit Jul 2016 #78
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