A false and easy excuse, that I heard a lot among Israelis: Europe is even more racist than us - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • A shocked Israeli
    • 18.06.12 | 11:51 (IDT)

    Let's look at a concrete example: the best result Jean-Marie Le Pen in France ever got in an election was 17% of the votes (the shocking result of the racist extreme right that made it to the news all over the world), and the results of Marine Le Pen was 18% (both number rounded up). And they never advocated violence. Compare this with the 33% supporting acts of violence against migrants in Israel.

    from the article: Sick talk: The danger of blaming migrants for Israel’s ills
    First published 17:00 17.06.12 | Last updated 17:00 17.06.12
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