Since the start of the current war between Israel and Hamas, NewsBusters has documented the festering antisemitism leaking from The View’s Sunny Hostin as she has blamed Israel for the October 7 terrorist attack against them, decried Israeli anger at Hamas as “terrifying,” pushed Hamas’s propaganda, and suggested it was Israel that was committing acts of “terror” and “war crimes.” So it was somewhat amusing to hear the ABC co-host on Thursday whine about being called out for antisemitism.
In a segment featuring MSNBC regular Donny Deutsch, Hostin began her comments by whining that she doesn’t like talking about the war because she gets called out for being an anti-Semite. Her defense? She had a Jewish family member:
And I’ve explained that even as a person of Jewish ancestry – my grandfather is Jewish – I am so reluctant to talk about this and wade into this water lest I be called an anti-Semite. Which in my view, is someone who hates Jews. I would have to hate my family.
“However, there is a difference between an anti-Semite and being someone that speaks out against Israel’s — some of Israel’s policies,” she ar …