Hasan Bolkhari: “There is a cartoon that children like. They like it very much, and so do adults - Tom and Jerry.”
“Some say that this creation by Walt Disney [sic] will be remembered forever. The Jewish Walt Disney Company gained international fame with this cartoon. It is still shown throughout the world. This cartoon maintains its status because of the cute antics of the cat and mouse - especially the mouse.
“Some say that the main reason for making this very appealing cartoon was to erase a certain derogatory term that was prevalent in Europe.”. . .
“Watch Schindler’s List. Every Jew was forced to wear yellow star on his clothing. The Jews were degraded and termed ‘dirty mice.’ Tom and Jerry was made in order to change the Europeans’ perception of mice. One of terms used was ‘dirty mice.’
“I’d like to tell you that… It should be noted that mice are very cunning…and dirty.” . . . .
“Tom and Jerry was made in order to display the exact opposite image."
Monday, February 27, 2006
The international obtuseness championship continues: "