Throw the Jew down the well

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Below is one of my favorite Ali G videos (after the jump).

In a brilliant performance piece, Borat the Kazakhstani infiltrates a redneck club and leads the clientele in a sing along to "Throw the Jew Down the Well."

I'm resurrecting it in the wake of the disturbing case of the Dobrich's, a Jewish family run out of their Delaware home for opposing prayer in their Indian Hill School District meetings and aggressive proselytizing in their child's school.

From a Center for Reclaiming America for Christ story:

For years, the Indian River School District (IRSD) Board of Education of Sussex County, Delaware, has opened with an invocation. Recently, they received a threatening letter from the Delaware chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) demanding that they discontinue their tradition of prayer.
At the meeting in 2004, when the board was to decide on a new prayer policy, the Dobrich's son, 6th-grader, Alexander, accompanied by a state trooper, stood to read a statement. The crowd yelled: "take your yarmulke off!"

"His statement, read by Samantha, confided 'I feel bad when kids in my class call me Jew boy.'"

There's more, much more. Including, what sounds to me like Christian terrorist threats.

The Jihadists at Stop the ACLU, led by Nedd Kareiva, published the names, addresses and phone numbers of the Dobrich family "as part of [their] 'Expose ACLU Plaintiffs' project," according to Jesus' General.

The bright side is, like most bigoted fools, they're not too big on factual information. As in: the Dobrich's weren't represented by the ACLU. According to Richard Bartholomew: "the ACLU has given the family some support, but they are in fact being represented by a Wilmington law firm." But, to paraphrase a possible future comment by Stephen Colbert: "the cause is ACLU-esque -- and that's the point."

Unfortunately, their fact-challenged campaign aside, the Stop the ACLU (and things that resemble it)-ers were successful in running the Dobrich's out of town using their interweb style pitchforks and torches.

For me, a Jew, in order to avoid sinking into the morass completely...

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