Farrakhan the Chasid
After spending a delightful afternoon with Minister Louis Farrakhan in his Chicago home, I can report that the leader of the Nation of Islam is actually a chasid of the Satmar sect. Or so he suggests. I consider this a scoop.
We were sitting at his immense dining room table, along with his chief of staff, Leonard Farrakhan Muhammad, who, unlike his boss, doesn't believe that it is worth the Nation of Islam's while to sit down with Jewish journalists. It's not that he's anti-Semitic, you see, it's just that Abraham Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League will eventually get to me and order my opinions trimmed to conform to those of the ADL.