The man who would later become the President of the United States of America signed his letter Rebecca. It was a letter to the editor criticizing James Shields, State Auditor of Illinois. When Shields opened up the newspaper and read the criticism, he was angry. He stormed into the editor’s office and demanded to know the identity of Rebecca. The editor explained that Rebecca was just a pen name. Rebecca was actually a man.
Jew Hating Politician Discovers His Jewish Roots
Csanad Szegedi hated Jewish people until he learned that he himself was a Jew. Szegedi was a Hungarian politician who believed that Jews were a greedy and scheming people who stood in the way of Hungary being a proud Christian nation. He made his feelings clear on talk shows, stages, and in the country’s parliament. He became the Vice President of a radical nationalist party, which encouraged hatred of other cultures. He even co-founded a militia, which was later disbanded for generating ethnic tension and threatening public order through its militaristic demonstrations.