The journalist and writer Jonathan Freedland (aka Sam Bourne) talks to Jim Naughtie about his book To Kill the President. When my book, The Holocaust Industry, came out in 2000, Freedland wrote that I was 'closer to the people who created the Holocaust than to those who suffered in it'. Jonathan Freedland is a Blairite hack who also regularly plays the antisemitism card. Freedland's colleagues at the Guardian could shed little light on the matter.
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