One of Nixon’s advisors, Leonard Garment, reported he was flooded with letters and phone calls from Jews and asked for Kissinger’s advice on the matter. According to the transcripts, Kissinger, who is Jewish, replied to Garment:
- “Is there a more self-serving group of people than the Jewish community?”
In response, Garment, also Jewish, said: “None in the world.”
Kissinger in ’72: Jews ‘self-serving bastards’
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