Helen Thomas: Go home to Europe, Jews

posted at 4:10 pm on June 4, 2010 by Allahpundit

Tony Snow once accused her of stating “the Hezbollah view” in her questions during the Israel/Lebanon war. Little did he know how right he was. Or maybe he did know: Watching this, it occurred to me that an 89-year-old reporter who’s moved in elite D.C. circles for decades has probably let slip her preference for Judenrein in the Holy Land once or twice whilst among colleagues. And yet, if she’s suffered even a single repercussion for it, it’s news to me. Such is the state of the left that one of their journalistic patron saints can spend years during the press briefings belching up anti-Israel propaganda and inveighing against a “deliberate massacre” that hasn’t even been investigated yet and, aside from a few righty blogs, no one bats an eye. I’ll be surprised if even this ode to a one-state “solution” draws much heat. If, as the world’s intelligentsia insists with varying degrees of candor, Israel is the basic problem in the region, what could be more logical than Helen wanting to excise it? That’s how you treat tumors, isn’t it?

Speaking of which. To put this in proper context for you, compare these comments from the grand dame of the D.C. press corps to those of another prominent critic of Israel offered five years ago. The Hezbollah view indeed:

Iran’s hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that if Germany and Austria feel responsible for massacring Jews during World War II, a state of Israel should be established on their soil…

“You oppressed them, so give a part of Europe to the Zionist regime so they can establish any government they want. We would support it,” he said, according to a transcript of his original Farsi-language comments given to AFP.

“So, Germany and Austria, come and give one, two or any number of your provinces to the Zionist regime so they can create a country there which all of Europe will support and the problem will be solved at its root,” he said.

“Why do they insist on imposing themselves on other powers and creating a tumour so there is always tension and conflict?”

Some of you will want to e-mail the White House or Hearst after watching to demand that she be kicked out of the daily briefings going forward. Resist the urge. Drudge has picked up the video so the powers-that-be will surely see it. If, absent public pressure forcing them to act, they’re untroubled by it, then fine. Let her sit there and ask her questions, and whenever you see her onscreen, take it as a reminder that there really are ideological tumors growing out there.


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Is it just me, or is it starting to feel like Germany 1939 around here?

portlandon on June 4, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Allah, posting that screencap truly proves your hatred of visitors.

*shivers*

MadisonConservative on June 4, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Ask Helen, she was already OLDER THAN GOD in 1939.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:13 PM

Despicable.

Abby Adams on June 4, 2010 at 4:13 PM

God – it’s like looking into a funhouse mirror, but in real life.

Good Lt on June 4, 2010 at 4:13 PM

Helen looks like something I’d scrape off the bottom of my shoe.

Narutoboy on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Judenrein

the wiki link says “judenfrei”…?..

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Her ugliness is bone-deep.

ladyingray on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

I’ve been to Italian chapels of the saints.

She truly looks like a relic.

A GD relic.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Time catches up with us all and all too soon we’re in a group home fighting with our room mate over who gets the wheel chair with the pretty bunnies.

Skandia Recluse on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Meanwhile, the Turkish ambassador to the United States is calling for Hamas to take part in a “final solution”.

amerpundit on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

I guess we all have the face we deserve by the time we’re fifty.

Akzed on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

The only thing I can say for her is that at least she’s honest about her repugnant views. She regularly criticizes other liberals, like Obama, for hiding their anti-semitism and leftism behind a mask of decency.

joe_doufu on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Shocked she is treated with respect instead of the contempt she deserves. Ugly comments from an . . . what is the word?

Press credentials should be revoked or at least lose “her chair” in the press room.

koolbrease on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

As ugly inside as she is outside.

Don’t expect her to be kicked out though. She is closer to the views of the most of the MSM and the Obowma White House than I dare to think.

Norwegian on June 4, 2010 at 4:15 PM

Whoaaa! Really let the mask slip there!

cool breeze on June 4, 2010 at 4:15 PM

The fact that this a$$hat is tolerated gives me the creeps. But since wew recognize it, we won’t be taking it like sheep (a la 1939).

HomeoftheBrave on June 4, 2010 at 4:15 PM

She looks like she survived the ovens.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:15 PM

That screencap should be used prominently on Halloween.

Helen Thomas, ugly inside and out. Maybe, the ugliness insides rots the outside.

Canadian Infidel on June 4, 2010 at 4:15 PM

Helen Thomas; Go home, to where it is “a lot hotter” than Europe!

Star20 on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

sorry, I meant we (not wew) :(

HomeoftheBrave on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

I would get banned if I posted what I’d like to call her, like a thousand times.

Darksean on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Whatever rock she crawled out from under I wish she’d go back home and find it. What a hateful creature.

scalleywag on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Unfortunately, liberal Jews won’t bat an eye since Zombie Hitler is lib herself. Liberal Jews will go after Palin for a being a secret Nazi or something. I hate say that Norman Podhoretz is right, but most of American Jewry isn’t Jewish, their one true religion is Liberalism. Disgusting.

Allah, did you pass this lovely video of Zombie Hitler to Jake Tapper on twitter, I would love to see his response to this.

Lance Murdock on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Helen looks like something I’d scrape off the bottom of my shoe.

Narutoboy on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Yea, right after my dog dropped it off in my yard…

Ltlgeneral64 on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Her chair in the Press Room has a potty underneath, they can’t remove it.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

You have to pay the toll if you want to pass over this bridge!

Hideous freaking goblin

allahallahoxenfree on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

This is really scary how emboldened these anti-Semites feel.

tetriskid on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

I don’t care what the powers-that-be do or say. I want to know which of her colleagues agree by their silence. I’m guessing it’s quite a few.

SKYFOX on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

She’s just an ugly, ugly person and I’m not talking about her physical appearance.

DrAllecon on June 4, 2010 at 4:17 PM

This is the real face (so to speak) of Jew hatred.

For Ms. Thomas, Jews can be told where to live.

She’s not even saying that she wants Jews and Arabs to live in a state along the lines of a “right-of-return” for the Palestinians. No. She wants a pure Palestinian state.

You’re looking at pure anti-semitism.

Wow.

SteveMG on June 4, 2010 at 4:17 PM

Wow, just wow. A incredibly ugly statement.

Richard Romano on June 4, 2010 at 4:17 PM

I move that we start referring to her as Frau Schicklegruber.

teke184 on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

She’d have been around 18-19 in 1939, then?

I’ll bet her first assignment was the Bund Rally in Madison Square…and she felt right at home.

MadisonConservative on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

the wiki link says “judenfrei”…?..

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Judenrein would translate as “to be clean (or pure) of the Jews” whereas as Judenfrei is “to be free” of them. Same idea, hence the redirect.

LastRick on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

Why do Jews keep voting Democrat?

PatriotRider on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

this is utterly despicable.

what if someone had an opinion of “African Americans” as strong as this….and the attitude to boot?

Yet she is allowed to sit there, front row, like she’s “entitled” to it? For how many years?

I am really offended by this. This is anti-Semitism straight up. She needs to be stirring a broomstick in a boiling cauldron or something.

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

It is amazing that someone can have black hair while her face is quickly sliding off her skull.

Star20 on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

This is what I think of whenever I see Helen Thomas.

Emily M. on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Again In tell ya, that woman caught the ugly and embraced it.

Amadeus on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

LastRick on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

oh ok, thanks.

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Meanwhile, the Turkish ambassador to the United States is calling for Hamas to take part in a “final solution”.

amerpundit on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

That would be the second Turkish “final solution”.

MadisonConservative on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Born in 1920 she is old enough to remember the Holocaust and the Nurenberg Trials. Evil woman wants a repeat. Is there someone we can write to to call for her being fired from her job?

clnurnberg on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Who knew that when Evil comes, she’d be wearing a nasty old hag’s face? Somewhere Hansel and Gretel are smiling, thanking God the evil witch has turned her murderous interests elsewhere.

Rational Thought on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Some of you will want to e-mail the White House or Hearst after watching to demand that she be kicked out of the daily briefings going forward.

If not then I guess the Ku Klux Kazzette could get press credentials at the White House these days.

Akzed on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

But telling illegal immigrants to “go home” is racist.

The Ugly American on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

They have to get rid of her or pay dearly for not getting rid of her.

Dire Straits on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

the wiki link says “judenfrei”…?..

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

And the link states:

While Judenfrei referred merely to “freeing” an area of all of its Jewish citizens, the term Judenrein (literally “clean of Jews”) was also used. This had the stronger connotation that any trace of Jewish blood had been removed as an impurity.

Karl on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

Helen Thomas; Go home, to where it is “a lot hotter” than Europe!

Star20 on June 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Helen deserves an “Endless Summer.”

WashJeff on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

She’d have been around 18-19 in 1939, then?

MadisonConservative on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

Yep.

amerpundit on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

I’m going to put that picture next to my favorite fern the cats crap in.

Chuck Schick on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

Helen Thomas probably doesn’t realize what a senile old idiot she is. Nothing worse than a idiot gone senile.

DarkCurrent on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

“They’re occupied.”

There’s a more historically sound case to make that Egypt is occupied than that “Palestine” is.

DrSteve on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

Why do Jews keep voting Democrat?

PatriotRider on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

The outreach isn’t there. GOPers, besides Newt and Jack Kemp, rarely ever actually go into these communities and explain why these policies are better. At least that’s how it seems anyways. Perception matters more than reality.

Narutoboy on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

She should be given a megaphone for all too hear her. Her depravity is not some dark corner of the leftists in this country, it is reflective of the vile spirit of a significant part of the “progressive” cult. Americans need to see and hear on a regular basis just what we are fighting against. Then they can choose to stand among decent people or they can choose to stand with those “who love death the way we love life.”

MJBrutus on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

I move that we start referring to her as Frau Schicklegruber.

teke184 on June 4, 2010 at 4:18 PM

“Blucher!”

Doughboy on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

That would be the second Turkish “final solution”.

MadisonConservative on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Indeed. But let’s get lectured on fair treatment of fellow human beings by Turkey.

amerpundit on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

Born in 1920 she is old enough to remember the Holocaust and the Nurenberg Trials. Evil woman wants a repeat. Is there someone we can write to to call for her being fired from her job?

clnurnberg on June 4, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Absolutely vile and disgusting.

She must be fired.

tetriskid on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

Go home? where did they really come from…

“Hispanics back to spain” Helen Thomas.

the_nile on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

She looks like she didn’t survived the ovens.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:15 PM

Fixed it for ya….

Star20 on June 4, 2010 at 4:21 PM

Maybe she’d feel more at “home” in Iran wiping the feet of the little tyrant Jew hater over there.

scalleywag on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Keep talking, you old dingbat.

badtemper on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Where is Jake Tapper?

Dire Straits on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Karl on June 4, 2010 at 4:20 PM

thx. *note to self, r-e-a-d*

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Her ugliness is bone-deep.

ladyingray on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Best comment on this thread.

shick on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Helen is a liberal. She looks and talks like one.
Actually she has a bad attitude but is more honest and open then the rest of the left.

seven on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Go home to hell, Helen.

Blake on June 4, 2010 at 4:23 PM

Next, Helen Thomas will demand all “the Coloreds” go back to Africa.

Who changes her Depends? Probably an illegal alien. I’d bet money on that actually.

Helen Thomas is so old, her first paycheck was fire.

SouthernGent on June 4, 2010 at 4:23 PM

Is it just me, or is it starting to feel like Germany 1939 around here?

portlandon on June 4, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Maybe not 1939, but 1933. What I find particularly disturbing is that this kind of talk is becoming mainstream in America. It’s no longer the nutty fringe.

ProfessorMiao on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

amerpundit on June 4, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Just despicable, The Turkish Ambassador, the Turkish PM Erdogan and Helen Thomas, and that doesn’t include the UN.

fourdeucer on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

WOW!

I mean, wow!

madmonkphotog on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

I’d be happy if she got shipped to her precious Palestine on a one way ticket. There’s a practical reason a Hijab exists, yanno…ick.

Wanderlust on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

And Helen Thomas needs to go back under the sea where the rest of the Gorgons live.

bitsy on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

Is that sow still alive?

She ought to concentrate on breathing with that quarter brain cell she has left instead of wagging her mouth.

ikwill on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

I’ve GOT to remind my kids that if I start saying things like Helen Thomas, I want to just shoot me.

Star20 on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

Someone should tell her to leave Northern America. She’s an occupier herself!

shick on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

Where is Jake Tapper?

Dire Straits on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Hiding from Helen.

amerpundit on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

And to think, someone had sex with that woman.

GT on June 4, 2010 at 4:25 PM

The UN created the state of Israel. Jews lived there long before Islam even existed. Go home? They ARE home. People forget the Jews bought back their homeland when they left the holocaust. They paid Palestinians for the land.

The anti-semitism arising all around us is frightening.

MADgirl91 on June 4, 2010 at 4:25 PM

She is a disgusting troll.

WisCon on June 4, 2010 at 4:25 PM

Where is Jake Tapper?

Dire Straits on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Making excuses for this somewhere, as he insists that Bama “stands with Israel”

clnurnberg on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

And you thought “bat out of Hell” was just a metaphor…

Wethal on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

Maybe not 1939, but 1933. What I find particularly disturbing is that this kind of talk is becoming mainstream in America. It’s no longer the nutty fringe.

ProfessorMiao on June 4, 2010 at 4:24 PM

Indeed.

We are going from “Never Again” to “Why not” in 65 years.

portlandon on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

She looks rather like some of the post-mutated forms of The Thing.

fiatboomer on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

OOps,I didn’t mean to insult “sows”….

ikwill on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

Lets not kid ourselves. Nothing is going to come of this. She’s on Obamas team…

sandee on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

we need to send all the liberals to san francisco….
all the gays too….
just separate everybody by race and political orientation–how’s that for you Helen? How about old mean hags just get thrown in a six foot hole?

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

There’s a practical reason a Hijab exists, yanno…ick.

FABULOUS.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

Snap showing of “The Wizard of Oz”, right?

ya2daup on June 4, 2010 at 4:27 PM

She is a disgusting troll.

WisCon on June 4, 2010 at 4:25 PM

That’s really insulting

to trolls!

Darksean on June 4, 2010 at 4:27 PM

Helen should just go ahead and start calling them “Juden!!”

Helen Thomas…champion of the Left!

Justrand on June 4, 2010 at 4:27 PM

The face of the American Left.

Asher on June 4, 2010 at 4:27 PM

The ugliness outside is an accurate reflection of the ugliness inside.

She’s a troll, physically and figuratively.

You-Eh-Vee on June 4, 2010 at 4:27 PM

Making excuses for this somewhere, as he insists that Bama “stands with (his jackboot on the neck of) Israel”

clnurnberg on June 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM

FTFY

ted c on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 PM

Ask Helen, she was already OLDER THAN GOD in 1939.

seejanemom on June 4, 2010 at 4:13 PM

Not quite, but she would have been in her mid-20s when WWII ended, when the footage from the Nazi camps was released, when the Nuremberg trials were happening, when Jews attempting to return to Poland and reclaim their property were set upon and murdered. Senile or not, she’s obviously ignorant beyond belief about the demographic makeup and history of Israel’s Jewish population, and about the ugly history of Europe during her own younger adulthood. Absolutely disgraceful.

ProfessorMiao on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 PM

Ich. Despicable. I have never liked her. My feelings just became much stronger. I support our Israeli allies 100 percent.

MainelyRight on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 PM

Where is Jake Tapper?

Dire Straits on June 4, 2010 at 4:22 PM

Last I saw on Twitter, he was churning out typical liberal anecdotes.

LastRick on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 PM

She should lose her job – I don’t care how old she is.

Can you imagine if someone like Rush or Hannity would have said that?

gophergirl on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 PM

When people get past 80, their filters no longer work.

Helen is simply not filtering her beliefs and thoughts.

portlandon on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 PM

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