The Press Gazette in the UK reports: The senior reporter for right-wing news website Breitbart has hit back at “offensive smears” which have been leveled at the site and its executive chairman Steve Bannon.
The website Salon for instance reported that during Bannon’s time in charge of Breitbart, the website ran articles referring to conservative commentator Bill Kristol as a “renegade Jew” and Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum as “a Polish, Jewish, American elitist scorned”.
Breitbart senior reporter and Israel bureau chief Aaron Klein has responded to these jibes in a Press Gazette interview. He said: “To me it’s offensive. There’s nothing about Breitbart that is anti-semitic. The only time that Breitbart and anti-semitism should be put in the same sentence is saying that Breitbart defends against anti-semitism.
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