Given how connected Epstein was to a huge array of powerful political, economic, and cultural figures, this obviously was going to raise eyebrows. And since Epstein was Jewish, well ... let's let the Nation of Islam kick us off:
Meanwhile, a "satire" account that supposedly is imitating "SJW" leftists posted and then eventually deleted a tweet about how the Epstein's suicide was orchestrated by "other '-steins' and '-bergs' dispensing justice." Ironic antisemitism is still antisemitism. And of course, the neo-Nazi right is having a field day (this thread is sickening).
Indeed, almost immediately on Epstein's arrest one already was seeing folks salivating at the chance to tie him to the Jews. Steven Salaita, for example, rushed to get on the train:
I bet it does seem like a good time, Steven.
He was joined by journalist Sarah Abdallah ...
Guess what world leader used to frequently stay at the apartment of Jeffrey #Epstein’s brother where underage European girls were trafficked?— Sarah Abdallah (@sahouraxo) August 10, 2019
No, not Vladimir Putin or any other Russian official.
But rather... Israel’s Ehud Barak.
Let that sink in.
... and of course the cranks at MintPressNews:
Fortunately, President Trump -- ever the friend of the Jews -- has not endorsed this conspiracy theory, favoring instead the other conspiracy theory that the Clintons took him out.Epstein appears to have ties to Israeli intelligence and has well-documented ties to influential Israeli politicians and the Mega Group. Yet, those entities are not isolated in and of themselves, as many also connect to the organized crime network and powerful alleged pedophiles.— MintPress News (@MintPressNews) August 10, 2019