Sheldon Adelson sues Jewish Democrat group for $60 million

The National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) libeled Sheldon Adelson, megabillionaire casino magnate and conservative pro-Israel philanthropist by accusing him of involvement in prostitution at his hotels. It was a false claim, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), which also spread the lie, backed down quickly when Adelson threatened a lawsuit. Not the NJDC.  In a disgraceful announcement from the organization's Marc R. Stanley and David A. Harris, they write: Today, both of us -- and the National Jewish Democratic Council -- were sued by Sheldon Adelson for a total of $60 million for exercising our free speech rights, and engaging in political speech. We will not be bullied into submission, and we will not be silenced by power. This is not Putin's Russia, and in America, political speech regarding one of the most well-known public figures in our country is a fundamental right. One would think the person making greatest use of the Citizens United...(Read Full Post)