Richard Silverstein Effectively Calls Himself A Racist
One of the things about dealing with anti-Israel blogger Richard Silverstein’s narishkeit is there just aren’t enough hours in the day for it.
Last month Silverstein got into a Twitter shouting match with with a Gazan who complained that Hamas should do something about their raw sewage problem (Silverstein was defending Hamas). During the ensuing Twitter melee someone identified the melanin challenged Silverstein as ”white”. Silverstein blew a gasket.
Silverstein insisted that calling a Jew “white” is “insulting, demeaning and racist”… and then a few days later in a classic Silverstein confused and befuddled flippety flop he went and called a whole bunch of Jews “white”. In an article he posted on October 30th he lamented “I too feel a degree of alienation from American Jewish identity as filtered through its rich, white male leadership.” What? White male Jewish leaders!? But I thought (or he thought) calling a Jew “white” is insulting, demeaning and racist”. I guess it takes an “insulting, demeaning racist” to know one.