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Anti-Semitic Posts, Many From Trump Supporters, Surge on Twitter -By JONATHAN MAHLER

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Who's displaying anti-Semitism - Clinton or Trump?
Who's displaying anti-Semitism - Clinton or Trump?
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"Anti-Semitism has been resurgent in Europe for years. But it has taken on a new dimension in the US with the emergence of the Trump campaign, whose battle against political correctness has provided a kind of on-ramp for bigotry to enter the political mainstream, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League. The report was careful not to suggest that the Trump campaign “supported or endorsed” the anti-Semitic attacks, but noted that many had been sent by his supporters. During its investigation, the organization found that 2.6 million anti-Semitic messages were posted on Twitter from Aug.2015 to July 2016. Of those, 19,253 were directed at journalists. By evoking hostility toward minorities, Trump’s campaign had inspired and emboldened white nationalists to engage in acts of digital aggression toward “others” — including Jews — and toward Jewish journalists in particular."

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