A reader writes:

Before you parrot government propaganda, could you at least research it a bit?  If you bothered to examine American Renaissance you'd see that at their first conference back in 1994 one of the speakers was none other than Rabbi Mayer Schiller.  Perhaps you could ask him whether AmRen is anti-Semitic? Or ask any of the other Jewish intellectuals who have written for or spoken at AmRen: Paul Gottfried, Eugene Valberg, Nicholas Stix, Michael Hart, Lawrence Auster, Robert Weissberg, or Michael Levine. And this just in from the NYT regarding the supposed DHS memo: “Officials at the Homeland Security department said Sunday morning they do not believe the document is from their department.”

TPM notes that Fox News has walked back on its initial description of the memo. Another writes:

The alleged DHS memo states that "Gabrielle Gifford is the first Jewish female elected to such a high position in the US government."  This is factually nonsense.  There have been any number of Jewish women in the House of Representatives.  Bella Abzug and Elizabeth Holtzman of New York spring immediately to mind, and that was 30 years ago.

AmRen's Jared Taylor defends himself and his group. Matt Welch scrutinizes the NYT's coverage of the supposed AmRen-Loughner connection.

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