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Galliano and Balotelli merely echo the free speaking anti-semites at the polite dinner table

by | 3rd, December 2014

John Galliano has appeared at the British Fashion Awards. Galliano has been away since he told Jews: “People like you ought to be dead. Your mothers, your forefathers would all be f***ing gassed. I love Hitler!”

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli published a picture declaring the cartoon character Super Mario “jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew”.

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan says Jews “chase money  more than anybody else” and a bit “like the English” (even the English Jews?).

Zionism is a term spat out to attack Jews.

Giles Coren  comments:

It is the low quality of modern antisemitism. Perhaps it has to do with a 21st-century dumbing down caused by commercial television and the internet, but where are our Wagners? Our Nietzsches? Our GK Chestertons? While Balotelli merely “likes” someone else’s ancient stereotype, TS Eliot had the gumption to write beautiful modernist epics condemning civilisation’s corruption

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