Helen Thomas.jpgThe fallout continues in the wake of comments made last week by veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas.

In an interview with a blogger, Thomas said Jews should “get the hell out” of Israel and “go home” to Poland, Germany, or America. Yesterday, Thomas apologized for her statements.

Reaction this weekend:
• Entertainment agency Nine Speakers, Inc. has announced that it is dropping Thomas as a client. The firm “is no longer able to represent Ms. Thomas, nor can we condone her comments on the Middle East”.

• On FNC’s Huckabee, Mike Huckabee called Thomas’ remarks “outrageous, anti-Semitic, racist, indefensible. She says that the Jews ought to go home? Helen, they are home. Read Genesis 15, Exodus 23, Numbers 34 — that’s why they are where they are. Helen, I’ve got a suggestion: maybe it’s time for you to go home.”

• Thomas was a topic of discussion on CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning, with Howard Kurtz calling Thomas’ comments “just shocking”.

After the jump, more reaction from columnists and tvnewsers…

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