Widespread Anti-Semitism on Progressive Websites UPDATE

The full title of Joshua Holland's article in AlterNet is Ridiculous "Study" Supposedly Finds Widespread Anti-Semitism on Progressive Websites. It was written by Adam Levick.

As intellectually dishonest as this study could get, to quote Holland, it is not actually far from the discourse occasionally seen on progressive blogs like Daily Kos and MyDD. Take this exchange in the comment section of a diary recently posted about the Gaza siege (edited for generality):

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America's shame: Israel's inhumane siege of Gaza UPDATE

Robert Naiman, a sometimes diarist at MyDD, posted this diary, Egypt Says It Will Block Gaza Freedom Marchers, on Daily Kos yesterday.

It reports that on December 31, together with more than 1000 peace advocates from around the world entering Gaza through the Rafah border crossing, Naiman is planning to join tens of thousands of Palestinians in a march to the Erez border crossing inside Gaza to protest the Israeli blockade, and to demand that international action be taken to relieve Gaza of its humanitarian crisis.

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Jimmy Carter to U.S. Jews: Forgive me for stigmatizing Israel

After making millions of singling out Israel and spreading misleading half-truths and even lies about the Jewish State, along with aiding and giving legitimacy to Islamic terrorist groups such as Hamas, Jimmy Carter has decided to offer an apology of sorts for stagmatizing Israel.

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Boycotting Israel is anti-Semitic?


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A holiday thanks from the Shministim


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