Here's a letter to the editor in response to Paul Krugman's latest embarrassment:
As a Jew and a Republican, I felt doubly insulted when Paul Krugman connected Muslim anti-Semitism with the Bush administration's war in Iraq and its unconditional support for Ariel Sharon (column, Oct. 21).Has Krugman sunk to a new low with this column, that blames anti-Semitism on Bush's foreign policy? Judging by the blogger posts so far, I would say "yes" - see: Hoy, Musil, Hogberg, Luskin, and Little Green Footballs for more.
Muslim anti-Semitism has been a growing problem for decades. Its roots lie in the cultures of various areas, not in American policy.
Instead of justifying anti-Semitism or blaming others for it, we should directly oppose the anti-Semites, as President Bush did when he criticized the comments of Mahathir Mohamad, the Malaysian prime minister.