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Just in case someone here hasn't seen this video - oldie but goodie

I don't feel this way about all of them but they're doing their best to make me that way.

Posted by SouthernDem4ever | Tue Nov 29, 2022, 07:32 PM (3 replies)

I saw an article in the Times this morning that floored me

Headline reads:

Jewish Allies Call Trumpís Dinner With Antisemites a Breaking Point

For much of Donald J. Trumpís presidency, Jewish Republicans rationalized away the bigoted fringe of Mr. Trumpís coalition, arguing that the unsavory supporters in his midst and the antisemitic tropes he deployed paled in comparison with the staunchly pro-Israel policies of his administration. But last week, Mr. Trump dined at his Palm Beach palace, Mar-a-Lago, with the performer Kanye West, who had already been denounced for making antisemitic statements, and with Nick Fuentes, an outspoken antisemite and Holocaust denier, granting the antisemitic fringe a place of honor at his table. Now, even some of Mr. Trumpís staunchest supporters say they can no longer ignore the abetting of bigotry by the nominal leader of the Republican Party.

ďI am a child of survivors. I have become very frightened for my people,Ē Morton Klein, head of the right-wing Zionist Organization of America, said on Monday, referring to his parentsí survival of the Holocaust. ďDonald Trump is not an antisemite. He loves Israel. He loves Jews. But he mainstreams, he legitimizes Jew hatred and Jew haters. And this scares me.Ē

Not all Republican leaders have spoken out, but Jewish Republicans are slowly peeling away from a former president who, for years, insisted he had no ties to the bigoted far right, but refused to repudiate it. Jewish figures and organizations that have stood by Mr. Trump, from Mr. Kleinís group to the pro-Trump commentator Ben Shapiro to Mr. Trumpís own former ambassador to Israel and onetime bankruptcy lawyer, David M. Friedman, have all spoken out since the dinner.

For Jews, the concern extends far beyond a single meal at Mar-a-Lago, though that dinner has become a touchstone, especially for Jewish Republicans.

The article is behind a paywall but that is the gist of it.

I guess all it takes is to have some dumb rally and say you support Israel while encouraging anti-Semite hate groups as supporters. Some people just walk around with their eyes closed. ( I said it that way to be kind. What I wanted to say was much more derogatory )
Posted by SouthernDem4ever | Tue Nov 29, 2022, 06:35 AM (22 replies)

How much Ukranian blood is on the hands of trump?

That fat bloviated pig spent his first two years coddling russia while weakening Ukraine. He got rid of all the seasoned veterans dealing with Ukraine on behalf of the U.S. all to please Putin. The entire fiasco makes me sick to think about it. Am I wrong to think this way? I never see it discussed from that aspect.
Posted by SouthernDem4ever | Tue Nov 15, 2022, 10:08 PM (3 replies)
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