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Response to King_David (Reply #137)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:26 AM

139. Then why get all outraged about an obscure cartoon rather than actual deaths?

It really does come across like some people find a political cartoon far more offensive than the deaths of Palestinian civilians. The high octane outrage about the cartoon is coming from people who never express any outrage about the killing of Palestinian civilians, unless the death can be blamed on other Palestinians, or theres an opportunity to express lots of outrage at how supposedly antisemitic anyone is who blames the Israeli government for the death....

btw, the reason I think there's a high level of fake outrage over Leunig's cartoon is that I know of many other situations where that quote has been used. I never saw that as accusing whoever was being criticised as being Nazis, but being a statement on what can happen if people sit back and say nothing and say it's okay because it's not happening to them.

So, do you think everyone who's ever adapted that quote to fit their own political agenda/situation is indulging in antisemitism? I don't. Also, I'm guessing that there's maybe one or two other regulars in this group who read The Age and see Leunig's cartoons on any sort of regular basis. Can't say I've had any great urge to go out and harm someone when I read his cartoons, not even when they're cartoons I don't particularly like...

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