Maureen Dowd May Or May Not Be Anti-Semitic, Depending on Whom You Ask [Maureen Dowd]

Maureen Dowd’s column in today’s New York Times created a mini-shit storm today, with several political pundits accusing her of using anti-Semitic imagery to make one of her typical points, which is that Romney is bad, etc. Basically, Dowd said Dan Senor, one of Romney’s advisors, was a “neocon puppet master” who was trying to help neocon’s “slither back” into question. According to several “experts on American-Israeli relations,” this sort of language is similar to ancient anti-Semitic imagery, like when Matt Taibbi called Goldman Sachs a vampire squid. More »

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