My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton
This will backfire by enabling real anti-Semites, who will at least partially regain the veneer of respectability they had largely lost. Of course, that might be the idea. Nothing like ensuring the threats to you become more real if you want to live with a permanent siege mentality.