Jews Mexcicans are coming
Let's not let this happen again: remember the
Is one race really planning for control of U.S. territory?
by Alex Koppelman in New York, New York USA
The Jews are coming to overthrow our government!
Don’t believe me? Here, I’ll quote from their own plan for world domination, the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, which makes clear that the plan is “the labour of many centuries.”
“We shall triumph and bring all governments into subjection to our super-government,” it reads. “It is enough for them to know that we are merciless for all disobedience to cease.”
Mark my words — the Jews’ plan for world domination is a long-held notion among their intellectual elite and political class, and most of the members of the media won't dare breathe a word about this militant phenomenon, lest they be accused of... racism. Oh, the irony!
Okay, not really.
In fact, as a Jew myself I’m well aware that the Protocols are a libel against the Jewish people as a whole, a hoax perpetrated by the worst kind of racists and used to justify the wholesale slaughter of a people.
But this much is true: if I were to write seriously any of the above words, I would, and quite justly, never again be given a forum in the mainstream media.
So why do the people spreading similar lies about Mexican immigrants continue to get approbation and speaking time from the press?
Full disclosure: Most of the third paragraph of this column is lifted from the words of Michelle Malkin, a syndicated columnist, Fox News contributor and blogger. But Malkin wasn’t using those words to talk about Jews; she was talking about Mexicans, and the notions of Aztlan and reconquista.
“Aztlan is a long-held notion among Mexico's intellectual elite and political class,” Malkin wrote in her column Wednesday, “which asserts that the American southwest rightly belongs to Mexico. Advocates believe the reclamation (or reconquista) of Aztlan will occur through sheer demographic force. If the rallies across the country are any indication, reconquista is already complete.”
You might expect Malkin to give her readers some evidence that Aztlan really is “a long-held notion among Mexico’s intellectual elite and political class,” but she never does.
Why? Because Aztlan and reconquista these days aren’t, for the most part, ideas held by Mexicans: they’re ideas held by white supremacists and neo-Nazis. The myth of reconquista stems from a misreading of one of the founding documents of the Chicano movement, “El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan.”..................
A simple Google search shows that the people talking about Aztlan and reconquista are predominantly not Mexican (though there are some radical fringe groups) but white supremacists.
Malkin’s column is distributed by Creators Syndicate, a major syndicate, to papers like the New York Post, the Kansas City Star, the Modesto Bee, the Washington Times and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review among others — almost 200 papers total, according to her website. She’s a Fox News contributor and frequent guest on The O’Reilly Factor. She’s appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball, and just last week one of her blog posts was quoted in both the Washington Post and New York Times.
The larger question, of course, is what I asked on Tuesday: At what point do we draw the line when publishing blogs or other commentary as legitimate journalism? Of all the conversations surrounding my industry now (the latest is James Surowiecki on the Knight Ridder sale), we ought to be talking about what “citizen journalism” really means – and taking a hard look at how the next few years will define what we have known to be American journalism for the past century.
And as part of that broader conversation, those news organizations I mention above – and the others that treat Malkin as a respectable commentator with a legitimate place in mainstream political discussion – need to reconsider that decision, and soon.
posted by Steve @ 12:11:00 AM