I Got Your Blood Libel Right Here!
Today’s guest post is coming to you straight from my friend Vicki Boykis. She’s a fellow Russian Jewess funny lady! She and I are practically twins. Born decades apart.
Fellow Jews-Are you tired of waiting for Passover to be blamed for the deaths of hundreds of innocent Christian children by including them in your matzoh recipes? You’re in luck! Today, Sarah Palin used the term “blood libel” in one of her OMGFacebook posts: (click to embiggen)
which resulted in it trending, or becoming commonly Tweeted, on Twitter (Ok, I admit the STOP STRESSING was me, constantly Tweeting to myself last night at 3 in the morning that the mole I have is not a tumor. To be fair, it did turn out to be a birthmark.)
Everyone’s talking about it so much that I have become concerned that I was mixing up my Hebrew calendars:
Boy, I’ll tell you, and I’m sure Marinka will agree with me, that nothing makes me feel included in the country’s political rhetoric like someone saying they are a victim of an anti-Semitic slur that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of actual Jewish deaths over the centuries.
But don’t worry, Sarah, a satirical Twitter account has a suggested apology for you:
Really, Sarah. Take a page from the Mama Bloggers. Give Wordless Wednesday a try.
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