Miami Herald Columnist Echoes Farrakhan's Antisemitism, Smears Jewish Conservative as 'Termite'

Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. used what many conservatives and Jewish leaders are saying is an antisemitic attack against those working to expose the media, calling in a just-published column those involved in the effort, such as GOP strategist Arthur Schwartz, “termites.”

NY Times' Columnist David Brooks Warns Democrats Against Pushing for Green New Deal, Medicare for All

Friday on PBS’s “NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks described overtures from Democratic politicians to expand the role of government, particularly when it comes to health care and the remaking of the American economy in the name of environmentalism “craziness.” Brooks said he was a proponent government doing more for some that needed to help to a certain extent, but argued beyond that it could have the effect of turning off a lot of Americans. “I think it’s craziness, what they’re doing,” Brooks said. “I would make a distinction between government that provides a safety net for people who — when bad things happen to them that they can’t do anything about, who are born in less fortunate circumstances. So, if you want government to hand checks to seniors through Social Security, sign me up. If you want earned income tax credits to raise the wages of lower-earning workers, sign me up. If you want wage subsidies, I’m for all that stuff. But I think you will find a lot of Americans don’t like the idea of government taking over large sectors of American industry and very complicated sectors of our society.” “I think when Bernie Sanders says Medicare for