Jewish organizations such as World Jewish Congress and the Zionist Organization of America are urging Bernie Sanders to remove Linda Sarsour from his campaign. They are wasting their breath. Bernie Sanders is a self-loathing Jew, and couldn’t care less about America’s Jewish organizations.
In fact, Sanders is aggressively courting America’s anti-Israel and pro-jihad voters. As such, there is no chance of Sanders dismissing Sarsour since she represents his constituents. America’s Jewish organizations are several years too late in attacking Sanders, and will now have to deal with consequences of their inaction.
Where have America’s Jewish organizations been in the last four years, while Sanders was attacking and defaming Israel viciously? And where were America’s Jewish organizations when Sanders began to legitimize America’s most radical anti-Semites? They were nowhere to be found. Shame on them.
Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump ‘virulent’ Linda Sarsour
By the New York Post, September 21, 2019:
Pressure is mounting on Sen. Bernie Sanders to cut ties with longtime campaign surrogate Linda Sarsour, with critics such as Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder citing her long history of anti-Semitic comments.
“Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism.’ Her views have no place in our political discourse and any candidate who associates with her is guilty of handing a megaphone to anti-Semites around the country,” Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, told The Post.
“What’s even more disturbing is that Bernie Sanders, the only Jewish candidate, has chosen an anti-Semitic surrogate,” the Manhattan cosmetics mogul added.
Lauder’s sentiments were echoed by the Zionist Organization of America, which also called on the Brooklyn-born Democratic Socialist to pull the plug.
“It is particularly painful that Jewish Senator Bernie Sanders is (again, as he did in 2016) employing vicious Jew-hater and terrorism promoter Linda Sarsour as a campaign surrogate,” according to a statement issued by the group.
“ZOA likewise urges Senator Sanders to immediately disassociate himself from vicious Jew-hater Linda Sarsour.”
In the past Sarsour has offered public praise for Rasmea Odeh, a Palestinian terrorist convicted in 1970 for her role in the bombing of a Jerusalem supermarket which killed two people. She has also publicly aligned herself with hate-spewing Nation of Islam boss Louis Farrakhan. In 2015 she spoke passionately at his #JusticeOrElse march in Washington D.C. She is a longtime advocate of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
Sarsour has also frequently praised Sharia law, in some cases tying it to student debt reform, a key Sanders campaign issue.
“You’ll know when you’re living under Sharia Law if suddenly all your loans & credit cards become interest free. Sound nice, doesn’t it?” she wrote in a tweet.
The litany of controversy became too much for the Women’s March this week, which revealed they had dumped Sarsour from their board of directors.
But Sarsour seems secure in her place with the Sanders campaign. The senator tweeted video of Sarsour praising his candidacy earlier this month.
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