'Sometimes a Goblin Is Just a Goblin' – UK Jewish Groups Defend Rowling Against Anti-Semitism Accusations

'Sometimes a Goblin Is Just a Goblin' – UK Jewish Groups Defend Rowling Against Anti-Semitism Accusations


A number of Jewish groups in the United Kingdom have backed Harry Potter author JK Rowling against allegations that the avaricious goblin bankers in her novels are anti-Semitic caricatures.

Rowling, once a darling of the left noted for making large donations to the left-wing Labour Party and a comparison of Donald Trump to her fictitious villain Lord Voldemort — and branding of Brexit campaigners as “a bunch of mini-Trumps” — has now fallen foul of the woke movement for her insistence on the reality of biological sex and reluctance to regard “penised individuals” convicted of rape as women.

This has led to her being raked over the coals for a series of other historic offences against political correctness — for example, naming an East Asian character

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