Peres mistakes me for an Hungarian Nobleman
Fury as Israel president claims English are 'anti-semitic' - Telegraph
Shimon Peres said England was "deeply pro-Arab ... and anti-Israeli", adding: "They always worked against us."
He added: "There is in England a saying that an anti-Semite is someone who hates the Jews more than is necessary."
As any educated fool knows it was Joseph Eötvösz, a Hungarian nobleman, who coined that rib tickler in the 1920s. Of course in Bradford they may laugh at little else apart from ancient middle European bons mots but I haven't heard it before.
Some Englishmen may especially dislike Jews, the Lawrencian public school homo-erotic worship of the noble desert dweller and distaste for trade and money dealers still has a toehold in the Foreign Office, but in the real England I don't come across it. We just dislike all foreigners equally.