What They're Saying

"There's a difference between Spurs fans self-describing themselves as Yids and someone calling someone a Yid as an insult. You have to be motivated by hate. Hate speech should be prosecuted -- but only when it's motivated by hate."

-- British Prime Minister David Cameron offers his opinion on the English FA's warning that the use of the word "Yid" in fan chants "could amount to a criminal offense" and a ban on attending games. Fans of Tottenham Spurs, which has a large Jewish following, often refer to themselves as the "Yid Army" and to players as "Yiddos." (The Jewish Chronicle)
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