When you adopt the moral equivalence that gives murderous barbarism the same status as liberal democracy, frightening opinions are likely to surface.
Excerpts from today’s SMH letters page:
Reading Alan Ramsey’s article only serves to convince me that Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s comments about the influence of Jews appears to have more than just a tinge of truth.
Con Vaitsas, Ashbury, October 25.
. . . the revelation by Alan Ramsey that the university had succumbed to Jewish pressure and banned the use of the Great Hall for the presentation of Dr Ashrawi’s Peace Foundation Prize.
Neville Petersen, Hazelbrook, October 25.
As Simon Crean’s recent U-turn shows, the anti-Palestinian lobby has powerful influence at all levels of the political as well as the commercial structure. The sad thing is that this force is mistakenly identified as the Jewish lobby, just as Pauline Hanson was portrayed internationally as representative of Australian opinion.
Tony Cutcliffe, Director, The Eureka Project, Melbourne, October 25.