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Sue Lukes 🌹🌹🌹
This is what looks like. Writing a novel where the Jewish character a “middle-aged man, with a proud nose and curly hair”, a “moaning man” whose business “relied on immigrant labour”, has “eyes like an unblinking snake” cruises red light areas 1/
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Sue Lukes 🌹🌹🌹 Dec 3
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2/ “in search, as he put it, of a ‘bit of black’” and sends his son “pathetic presents, every five years, of low-denomination bills”. Count the tropes Rabbi Mirvis. And then maybe tell people why they should not vote for the man who wrote it.
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Sue Lukes 🌹🌹🌹 Dec 3
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Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the author of 72 Virgins, your soon to be ex Prime Minister, Boris Johnson
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Nathaniel Hess Dec 5
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I think one of the interesting things here is how this is incontrovertibly antisemitic and yet much more subtle than his other racism - he doesn't flag up his ethnicity as he does with muslim and black characters. Right-wing antisemitism is disguised but real.
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Sue Lukes 🌹🌹🌹 Dec 5
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he does flag it but later
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Nathaniel Hess Dec 5
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Goodness. I went through the book counting the racist stereotypes and somehow missed this one. But "Sammy Katz" is definitely meant to be a Jewish name.
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Nathaniel Hess Dec 5
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jo horsman Dec 5
will you please tweet about this?
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🕷️ Nicole - #FBPE Dec 6
Of course she won't
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Liz Jones Dec 5
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Thank you for this... Why isn’t the BBC all over it? Silly question, I know 🤪
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Ben Hinchliffe Dec 5
I'm sure you'd have something to say if this was written by
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