Ever since German publicist Wilhelm Marr formulated the term “anti-Semitism” in 1870, the working definition of the term, though necessarily broad, was rather straightforward.
Raised voices and flared tempers seem have to become the norm in the aftermath of this year’s roller coaster election, with a wide assortment of groups and individuals orating on every possible aspect of the election and the incoming administration.
“It sometimes feels, nonetheless, like many campaigns are stuck in a time warp, or rather an alternate universe.
The following is from The Washington Post:
The Emergency Committee for Israel is currently leading a campaign to discredit Chuck Hagel, the former Nebraska senator who has been nominated by President Obama as Secretary of Defense.
The following article originally appeared in the Huffington Post.
This article is based on material originally published by the National Jewish Democratic Council (www.njdc.org) on December 6, 2011.