Samsung Pulls Anti-Semitic Cartoon

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CEO Paul SingerSamsung has removed online caricatures portraying a hedge-fund founder as a beak-nosed man after widespread outrage accusing the company of anti-Semitism.

The cartoon, posted on a South Korean Samsung website, described Elliott Management CEO Paul Singer as “Vulture Man.”

In one cartoon, he is depicted “hiding an axe behind his back while taking money from a man in ragged clothes.”

The hedge fund earned Samsung’s ire because it opposes a takeover between two of its companies, which gives preference to the Samsung family over other shareholders.

“We categorically denounce anti-Semitism in all its forms, and we are committed to respect for all individuals,” Samsung said in a statement. Read more.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com}

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