Originally posted by Leo Strauss
An interesting example would be Sarah Palin's response video where she accused the media of creating a "blood libel". This is an extraordinarily charged choice of words! First let me remind you that blood libel describes a false accusation that Jews--murder children to use their blood in religious rituals, and has been a historical theme in the persecution of the Jewish people. Specifically the Jews were purported to use the blood of Christian or Muslim children as an ingredient for their passover bread. This story was used with great success by the Nazi's, among others, to incite fear and hatred.
Actually there are some Jews who practice the blood sacrifices. This is more of a satanic thing than a Jew thing, though, as there are Christians and Hindus and Agnostics who do it as well.
It only speaks to good marketing that it has been labeled as a "libel" when it is actually true. Hell, Oprah even did a show about this once.
The smiley face killers are also practicing the human sacrifice ritual, and from the evidence gathered and shown on another forum, they are pretty evenly split between Catholic monks and Jews.