ADC Condemns Anti-Semitic Remarks by Ann Coulter
Washington, DC | Friday, October 12, 2007 | www.adc.org | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) condemns the bigoted anti-Semitic comments made by political commentator Ann Coulter on the television program “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch” which aired last night on CNBC. Coulter stated on the show that Jews need to be “perfected”.
When “Big Idea” talk show host Donny Deutsch asked Coulter to clarify her comments by asking “[So] we should just throw Judaism away and we should all be Christians?” Coulter responded “Yeah.” As Deutsch responded with bewilderment she later said “You have to obey.” To read a transcript of Coulter's remarks, click here: www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,301216,00.html .
ADC National Executive Director Kareem Shora said, “ADC strongly condemns the anti-Semitic comments made by Ann Coulter. The comments are a reminder of attitudes of supremacy which in the past have facilitated genocides, including the Holocaust.” Shora continued, “We call on Ms. Coulter to issue an immediate public apology and retraction of these bigoted comments.”
This comment is the most recent in a slew of racist and bigoted statements made by Coulter. In an October 1, 2007 edition of Hannity and Colmes on the Fox News Channel, Coulter def