I just spoke to Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg about his recent interview with Marjorie Mazel Hecht for Lyndon LaRouche’s Executive Intelligence Review.

Hertzberg assured me that prior to the interview he had no idea who LaRouche is, nor what a contemptuous fascist and antisemite he is. He assured me that he in no way endorsed LaRouche in the context of the interview (the questions seem to have been reworked in order to create that impression), but more importantly, he still stands by everything he said about “those fatheads” Bush and Sharon. And uh, he also said, anyone who doesn’t like it, can (to put it more pleasantly than he) piss off.