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The Darn Jews and Their Political Influence

Thank God it’s on the wane!

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Sen. Chuck Schumer last month.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Leaping off of this recent, excellent Forward article, a post on CNN’s Belief Blog has an instant entry for most tone-deaf lead of the week:

The following may cheer those who complain that Jews exercise too much influence in the American political system.

Um, and who are those people?

Anyway, the real, unstated takeaway is that if Asian-Americans really want to be the new Jews, they need to fix, and stat, their chronic underrepresentation among the ranks of both voters and elected officials.

End of Jewish Golden Age on Capitol Hill? [CNN]
Decline of Jews on Capitol Hill Could Mean a Loss of Power [Forward]
Related: Jews in Second Place [Slate]

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The Darn Jews and Their Political Influence

Thank God it’s on the wane!

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