New York Times’ Bret Stephens faces racism accusations after penning ‘Jewish genius’ column

Posted by on December 28, 2019 9:28 pm
Categories: Health

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens received a wave of criticism on Saturday after publishing a column in which he asserted that Ashkenazi Jews had higher IQ’s than any other ethnic group.

Titled “The Secrets of Jewish Genius,” Stephens’ column argued that there was more to Jewish intelligence than their IQ’s. “Ashkenazi Jews might have a marginal advantage over their gentile peers when it comes to thinking better. Where their advantage more often lies is in thinking different,” he said.

But Stephens’ overriding assumption about Jewish intelligence prompted many to accuse him of promoting eugenics.

“The NYT needs to delete and retract this racist nonsense from, of course, Bret Stephens,” columnist Brandon Friedman tweeted.

(Excerpts) Read the whole story at Fox News.

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