Why Jewish Democrats lost it when Trump said they don't like Israel

"Because you have people that are Jewish people that are great people — they don't love Israel enough[.]"  So said Trump at Saturday's Israeli-American Council's National Summit, after which he was lambasted for his "vile and bigoted remarks" by Jewish Democrat Council of America's executive director Halie Soifer.  Remarks relating to vileness were in fact made by the president at the event.  He voiced his strong disapproval of "the vile poison of anti-Semitism" operating under the guise of the BDS movement and took jabs at Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the figureheads of anti-Semitism currently on shameful congressional display.  A cursory glance at Pew Research Center's 2019 survey, in which only 26 percent of Democrats appraise the government of Israel favorably, is all it takes to understand that the anti-Semitic sentiments are indeed plainly emanating from the...(Read Full Post)
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