Amitai Sandy (29), graphic artist and publisher of Dimona Comix Publishing, from Tel-Aviv, Israel, has followed the unfolding of the “Muhammad cartoon-gate” events in amazement, until finally he came up with the right answer to all this insanity - and so he announced today the launch of a new anti-Semitic cartoons contest - this time drawn by Jews themselves!
“We’ll show the world we can do the best, sharpest, most offensive Jew hating cartoons ever published!” said Sandy “No Iranian will beat us on our home turf!”
I love it. Muslims of the world, observe. And learn.
When I heard Sandy interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air program last night, the contrast between his civilized response to an Iranian newspaper’s competition for cartoons on the Holocaust, and the crazy riots in the Islamic world, was striking.
As far as I could tell, so far Sandy has only put this single anti-Semitic cartoon submission up on his web site. He’s promising more, so check back to see if other Jew-bashing cartoons drawn by Jews have been posted.
On Fresh Air Sandy described another submission, which I recall went like this: A man is looking at a used car. He asks the salesman, “How many Jews will this car hold?” The salesman says, “Lots. You can get two in the front seat, three in the back, and six million in the ashtray.”
The NPR interviewer obviously was shocked. So was I. When was the last time you heard a Holocaust joke? She asked him how Jews are responding to his anti-Semitic cartoon contest. Sandy replied that overwhelmingly, they think it’s a great idea (check out the comments on his blog).
Laughter is one of the best responses to the closed-minded Islamic fundamentalists who are deeply offended by a few cartoons of the Muhammad, but take lightly all the atrocities committed in the prophet’s name. The cartoon above, along with many others, can be found on a great compilation of professional cartoons about the Muhammad cartoons.
Another response, predictably, is Muhammad cartoon online T-shirt sales. If you want to support free speech, and aren’t worried about being beheaded, head on over to these infidel merchants: Café Press, T Shirt Hell, Metrospy.
I liked this offering: “A Danish newspaper published my cartoon and all I got was this lousy Jihad.”