"About one thing I wish to be piercingly clear: I do not believe that Andrew Sullivan is an anti-Semite. No, it is more than a matter of my own belief. I know as an incontrovertible fact, based on my long acquaintance with him and his writings, that he is not an anti-Semite. Of course he is not an anti-Semite," - Leon Wieseltier, The New Republic, April 25, 2008.

That was after almost all the citations he now quotes in his latest attack on yours truly.

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