Two small follow-ups today on the Egypt-related themes on which I’ve been writing lately. Both appear on the recently launched ”Tatler” blog at Pajamas Media. First, “A Tweet from the Egyptian Revolution: ‘US pundits r fools’” here. And second “Egyptian Official Who Banned Anti-Semitic Media Placed Under House Arrest” here.
In two previous articles, I’ve shown how Hosni Mubarak was regularly made the target of anti-Semitic/“anti-Zionist” hate at the anti-Mubarak protests in Egypt. Paradoxically, however, many commentators suggest that Mubarak was himself largely responsible for the widespread anti-Semitism in Egyptian society. I’ve examined some of the evidence. It in fact leads back precisely to the [...]
As shown in my previous article on “Anti-Semitic Imagery at the Egypt Protests,” there is massive visual evidence to be found in the Western media of anti-Semitism and “anti-Zionism” at the Egypt protests. But images in the flickr streams of amateur local photographers are even more outrageous and unambiguous. For more evidence from both sources, [...]
It turns out that it is not only Germany’s Die Welt that has managed the unusual feat of documenting, but not seeing the evidence of anti-Semitism amidst the protests in Egypt. For examples of visual evidence from other western media, see my new article on Pajamas Media here.
What happens when an anti-Semitic/”anti-Zionist” caricature slips into a photo of Egyptian street protests on the front page of the German daily Die Welt? To find out, see my new post on the website of The Weekly Standard here.