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Mos Def's comments are inane.

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Submitted by Aaron (United States), Mar 29, 2009 at 17:13

Mos Def's comment about Jewish students strikes me as self-evidently absurd: of course Jewish students who assaulted somebody who left a threatening symbol would get into trouble. Why the heck does he think otherwise? Is he daft, or is it a sign of anti-Jewish paranoia?

I find his lyrics quoted above another entertaining example of how certain self-declared "activists" condemn ostensible outside forces for foisting a foul culture onto black American society, while they profit from, participate in and generate that culture themselves. It's one of the sharpest examples of self-serving deception in modern America.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
such ingrates!!! [67 words]ruthJul 15, 2008 12:06135162
1Famous Rapper/Actor MOS DEF Uses Jews as an Example about JENA 6 Case [1225 words]Peter L. WintzSep 28, 2007 16:39109858
1Mos Def's comments are inane. [95 words]AaronMar 29, 2009 17:13109858
2Not Anti-Semitism [50 words]B.R.SAug 7, 2010 00:29109858
The New Antisemitism: Christian antisemitism? [124 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
JJ JosephJul 17, 2007 20:02103880

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