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ADL: Limbaugh’s ‘borderline anti-Semitic’ comments ‘a new low’

The head of one of the world's most prominent Jewish advocacy groups has accused Rush Limbaugh of making "borderline anti-Semitic comments" by linking Jews to banking.

Discussing the Massachusetts Senate race and President Obama's proposed financial reforms on the Rush Limbaugh Show Wednesday, the controversial commentator said:

To some people, "banker" is code word for Jewish; and guess who Obama is assaulting? He's assaulting bankers. He's assaulting money people. And a lot of those people on Wall Street are Jewish. So I wonder if there's starting to be some buyer's remorse there?

Limbaugh's invocation of an old stereotype about Jews and their role in banking got the attention of Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League.

"Rush Limbaugh reached a new low with his borderline anti-Semitic comments about Jews as bankers, their supposed influence o

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Added: Jan-21-2010 Occurred On: Jan-21-2010
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