The diversity of bigotry

“On Friday, I noted a letter to the Irish Times that was little more than Hamas apologetics, interesting more for its list of signers than its content. They had 23 names listed and the Irish Times said there were 126 more. The letter with the full list of signers is here (there are only 148 names rather than the 149 the Irish Times reports) … Some of the affiliations are vague, but the ‘wide variety of disciplines’ is exceedingly comic. Take a look at the list, and you overwhelmingly get humanities and soft social science. Almost all the signers at the University of Limerick, for example, come from one department …” (more)

[William Sjostrom, Atlantic Blog, 26 January]

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