“Jewtropolis”

New York Times: New York City Is Briefly Labeled ‘Jewtropolis’ on Snapchat and Other Apps

❝ I thought we were beyond this…

The Reformation, the Holocaust, they were supposed to be one time things, we were supposed to now be more civilized. But to quote Talking Heads, it’s the same as it ever was…

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❝ This is the story of our time, how things went horribly wrong. Blame income inequality, blame globalization, blame the starving of schools, blame the lack of opportunity for those who are not legacies.

But no, it’s easier to blame the Jews.

Same as it ever was.

Thanks, Bob Lefsetz
Thanks, Barry Ritholtz

6 thoughts on ““Jewtropolis”

  1. Wir wußten nicht says:

    Frankly the choice to use a cartoon to illustrate this story seems unfortunate. Meanwhile: “Nazis Are Just Like You and Me, Except They’re Nazis …despite what you may have read in The New York Times.” (The Atlantic 2017) https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/11/a-nazi-cooks-pasta/546737/ “This essay was inspired by “A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland,” published in The New York Times on November 25, 2017. The Times reflected on the shortcomings of the piece after it was met with outrage and ridicule.” (see links).
    “Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.” Thomas Mann, “The Magic Mountain” (1924)

  2. moss says:

    I wouldn’t call that a cartoon. If I was religious, I’d say it was the soul of a Nazi – no matter what they look like on the outside. Which would be something more like a Grant Wood Americana portrait.

      • 4theRecord says:

        Franz Stärfl, alias Xaver Stärfel, alias Franz Stofel, was a Nazi German SS-Hauptscharführer and camp commander of the Kleinbodungen subcamp of Mittelbau-Dora during World War II. Arrested by the Allies and convicted of war crimes in the Belsen Trial, Stärfl was executed by hanging at Hamelin prison in 1945. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Stofel Re: Belsen Trial see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belsen_trial
        “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche, “Beyond Good and Evil” [Jenseits von Gut und Böse], Aphorism 146 (1886).

  3. Nutzlose Esser says:

    The making of Hitler’s willing executioners By Mandy Lara (University of Sidney, 2005) http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=830 Re: the question of how the Nazis were able to recruit more than 500,000 ‘ordinary men’ to exterminate six million Jews and massacre 5.5 million members of other minorities including communists, homosexuals, Polish nationals, Jehovah’s Witnesses and gypsies. See also “The Evil of Banality” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitler%27s_Willing_Executioners#The_Evil_of_Banality

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