This brings to mind”The Voyage of The Damned”!The Great Hero of The Left also put loyal Japanese-Americans into camps!!Would somebody onThe Left care to explain this to me???????????????????
FDR enjoyed the overwhelming support of communists...period!
I don’t know that the reasons are so clear.
In 1920 the Socialist Debs won 38% of the Jewish vote and the democrats won 19%. In 1928 the democrats won 72%, in 1932, Roosevelt won 82%, then 85%, 90%, and 90% again as president for life, Kennedy got 82%, Johnson 90%.
Clinton 80%, then 78%, Gore 79%, Kerry 76%, Obama 78%
It could be that they were just voting liberal.
Too bad William F. Buckley is gone:
...as much as any other person, Bill Buckley cleared the way not only for a conservative movement where Jews would be welcomed, but that it was his leadership that set the stage for an American politics in which anti-Semitism was confined to the fever swamps of the far right and far left.
As conservative columnist George Will has written, without National Review, which Buckley started in 1955, much of what followed in American politics - including Barry Goldwater’s capture of the Republican nomination for president in 1964 and then the electoral victories of Ronald Reagan and the Republican takeover of Congress in 1994 - is unimaginable. American conservatism as we have known it, with all of its subsequent ups and downs, has its origins in the pages of that magazine in which its editor helped create a coherent movement out of what had previously been a loose array of cranks.
In order to give life to that movement, Buckley specifically chose to rid its ranks of people who espoused the sort of anti-Semitism that once was inescapable on the American right...
He also caused a ship carrying refugees from Hitler’s Europe to turn back and not land its Jewish passengers. They all subsequently were killed in concentration camps. OTOH the unions had some input to FDR on that as well.
The war was still going on at that time. Maybe the meeting was part of a bigger picture plan, but would Roosevelt's meeting with Ibn Saud actually have saved any Jews behind enemy lines even if it had been succesful?
Only AFTER 6 million lay dead, at least 750,000 thanks directly to his actions.
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