December 9, 1998
understand that on July 16, in your morning talk
show on WGN, you bestowed upon me the adjective
"odious". Such language is protected by the
First Amendment in your country, of course; over
here, where Deborah Lipstadt has tried
using the same kind of language, she is finding
it is a costly business indeed -- in our High
you go around the world urinating language like
that over non-Jews, you bear a large measure of
the blame for generating anti-Semitism. Maybe 20
years from now your people will be whining, "Why
us? Why us?" and really not know the answer.
your case, it is because of your cowardly and
odious behaviour. Or maybe you will
this time have the courtesy to reply to a
letter and explain yourself.
imagine yourself safe from riposte, because you
broadcast at a distance of 5,000 miles -- that
is bullying; it is power without responsibility,
the traditional quality of the whore.
Professor of Psychology & Social
University of Chicago
IL 60637 &emdash; 1513 USA