Saturday, November 18, 2006

Many blacks say that Jews are "bloodsuckers": Just about the only American not (weakly) portrayed as an anti-Semite, homophobe, or Jesus freak in "Borat" was the angelic black prostitute who eventually became the protagonist's wife. Yes, blacks remain the icons of humanitarian virtue.

The Survey of Chicago African Americans asked 639 blacks the following question: "Louis Farrakhan, the head of the Black Muslims may be a little extreme to describe Jews as 'blood suckers', but there's a lot of truth to it all the same. Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly?"

One-third said they agree (strongly or somewhat). You're going to have to go to to get a higher number than that.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

While I find your concept of what's angelic more than a little disturbing, I couldn't agree more that blacks are truly icons of humanitarian virtue. I mean, life is so highly valued among blacks that you never hear about them perpetuating any kind of violence or killing each other . . .

As far as the survey goes, whoever wrote it had an agenda. That should be obvious to anyone who gives even a cursory look at the question.