Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Biden Audio: Veep Uses Anti-Semitic Term In Speech

“The word 'Shylock' stems from the medieval stereotype about Jews and remains an offensive characterization to this day. 
"The Vice President should have been more careful,” Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman said.
Shylock, is the villain in Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.” He's a Jewish moneylender who grudgingly demands a “pound of flesh” from the merchant who defaults on a loan.

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