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Monday, June 7th, 2010

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3:54p
The air is sweeter, somehow
Nasty old Helen Thomas is gone, having finally choked on her own bile. It only took three days for her speaker's bureau and her newspaper syndicate to drop her.

Oh, sorry. That's right. Most of you haven't heard anything about this, because it's gone largely unreported in the mainstream news media. Even the front page of Google News today has NO reference to Thomas's downfall -- not even a link off to the side where they list people generating a lot of stories.

So, in case you don't know . . . Thomas was asked for comments by an interviewer (a rabbi, as it turns out), and she replied -- on video -- that all the Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" and "go back to Germany, Poland, the United States," and everywhere else they came from. *pick up jaw and put back*

Now, it's true that Thomas is nearly 90 years old, so she's probably not as in control of herself as she used to be, but that doesn't mean she wasn't thinking these things all these years and just not saying them. So, the old lady's a bigot, and she's got the boot, and a jolly good riddance. Shame she didn't have the sense to retire a long time ago.

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