Thursday, May 26, 2016

Why does the DNC Hate Israel?

By Jeff Dunetz May 24, 2016

A recent Pew Research poll demonstrates that Liberal Democrats are not fans of Israel. Four pro-Israel planks were removed from the 2012 Democratic Platform, and delegates booed when one of the planks about Jerusalem was put back on the platform. Recent appointments to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) platform committee, reveal the Democratic Party is taking even more steps further away from supporting Israel. Among those added to the DNC platform committee by Sen. Bernard Sanders, are James Zogby, author of “Arab Voices” and the founder and president of the Arab American Institute, and Cornel West, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.

James Zogby alone should raise red flags. He’s referred to Israelis as “Nazis,” and has called Israel’s actions in protecting herself from terrorism “a Holocaust.” He’s also described sitting members of Congress as “Israel Firsters,” an anti-Semitic charge that implies dual loyalty to the Jewish state......To Read More....

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