Fans of the Liverpool Football Club bring the anti-Semitic hate

The Liverpool Football Club was forced to delete a tweet last night after daring to wish its Jewish fans a happy Rosh Hashanah:

Liverpool fans so abhorrent in their racist responses that @LFC have now deleted this tweet. Anti-Semitism is rife. pic.twitter.com/tEoNcHAYRF

— Ben (@BenLewis0795) September 26, 2014

Here are a few of the anti-Semitic and hateful responses that prompted Liverpool to delete its “happy new year” message:

HEIL HITLER @LFC

— Zak (@ImtiazZakiy) September 25, 2014

@LFC viva hitler !! **** jews

— #Gaza iKoora (@iKooora_) September 26, 2014

@LFC: Liverpool FC would like to wish all our Jewish supporters around the world a happy new year. #RoshHashanah” Gas them

— JEY (@Rooney_LFC) September 25, 2014

And  here are some of the responses:

@LFCZA you seen @LFC sent Jewish NY greetings. Was met with barrage of racism & now tweet deleted. Easy to pander to racists. Not good

— Raphi Bloom (@rafjb69) September 26, 2014

@LFC @LFC_Arabic @Officiallfc_id @PakistanLFC @MalaysiaLFC Why did you take off the Happy Jewish New Year tweet? Did you let racism win?

— Joel Kleinberg (@Joelinhorito) September 26, 2014

Yes, racism won.

@LFC When you deleted this you did not only turn back against Millions of Jewish fans, but also against the Israelis WHO PLAYED for the club

— Your Savior (@Gilli_Parann) September 26, 2014

Yep.

Hard to fathom: The #antisemitic tweets after #Liverpool FC wished Jewish Supporters a Happy New Year http://t.co/Kt4pnS7HxM #LFC

— QPR REPORT (@QPRReport) September 26, 2014

“Hard to fathom”? Only if you live in a bubble:

Anti-Semitic attacks in Britain quadrupled over Gaza

Rising tide of anti-semitism in Britain as Jewish people face backlash over bloodshed in Gaza

‘Anti-Semitism is poisonous’: hundreds gather for rally against anti-Jewish attacks

 

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/26/fans-of-the-liverpool-football-club-bring-the-anti-semitic-hate/

‘Crude, wrong, racist and mean’: Rev. Jesse Jackson frowns upon Darrell Issa

http://twitter.com/#!/JFP2112/status/441639719441428480

Well, he’s a day late and several million marbles short, but Rev. Jesse Jackson has finally decided to way in on Mic-gate:

http://twitter.com/#!/RevJJackson/status/441623537917255680

Sigh. This message has been brought to you by the letter “R.”

http://twitter.com/#!/rosesindew/status/441634366888747008
http://twitter.com/#!/365conservative/status/441638648996327424
http://twitter.com/#!/JocherX/status/441635362893758464
http://twitter.com/#!/JocherX/status/441631741644931072

If he weren’t perpetuating the problem, we’re not sure how he’d keep himself busy.

Meanwhile, we’re still waiting for him to muster up some righteous outrage at Henry Waxman over this:

http://twitter.com/#!/Sheinfield/status/441633471534866432
http://twitter.com/#!/SoquelCreek/status/441627177126072320
http://twitter.com/#!/365conservative/status/441639586398101504

So … what say you, Reverend?

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Related:

‘Juice-boxers activate!’ What’s HuffPo editor Sam Stein’s ‘takeway’ from Lerner hearing?

Martina Navratilova calls Darrell Issa a ‘total and complete jerk’

#ThrowbackThursday: Where was lib outrage when Darrell Issa was threatened by Henry Waxman? 

Twitchy coverage of Jesse Jackson

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/06/crude-wrong-racist-and-mean-rev-jesse-jackson-frowns-upon-darrell-issa/