While Matt Walther does not approve of Roger Waters’ words and deeds directed towards Israel, he takes me to task for characterizing him as an anti-Semite. Matt chides, “Anti-Semite is not an epithet to be tossed at one's political opponents.”
Before I proceed further, let me convey my appreciation to Wlady for his response to Matt’s assertion. With that let me add my own.
Matt argues, “I do not see enough evidence to suggest that Waters, however crudely he chooses to express his disagreements with Israeli foreign and domestic policy, actually hates Jewish people.” On that point, it would behoove Matt to read Jonathan Marks’ recent article in Commentary on the subject: