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The New Protocols

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by
Marc Tracy
February 02, 2011

Columnist Michelle Goldberg profiles Zeitgeist, an implicitly right-wing movement that is arguably “the world’s first Internet-based cult,” one of whose films obsessed Jared Lee Loughner (the shooter of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords), and which posits theories about the international money supply. Guess what? “Though it says nothing about Jews, its analysis mirrors classic anti-Semitic canards.” But the full story is far, far crazier than the summary.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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