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Village Voice + New Times = ANTI-SEMITES?

In either a) an egregious act of poor judgement coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps or b) a "can you believe the public officials said that?" act of journalism (really – we can’t … Read More

By / April 11, 2010

In either a) an egregious act of poor judgement coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps or b) a "can you believe the public officials said that?" act of journalism (really – we can’t tell difference here, which is problematic), Michael Lacey, the Executive Editor of Village Voice Media, published THIS in the Phoenix New Times.  The actual events and quotes are unfortunately not a joke.  To paraphrase: Canadian Jews residing in Pheonix are not surprisingly moneygrubbers and have taken over bank parking lots…blah blah blah…"hook noses"…abortions…"it’s a matter of historical fact that Jews ate Christian babies in the Middle Ages."  I wish we were kidding.

Update

Mike Lacey has a checkered past when it comes to saying things that could be deemed racist.

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