Skip to comments.N.Y. mayor at closed AIPAC gala: Part of my job is to defend Israel
Posted on 01/25/2014 8:47:31 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a heartfelt speech praising Israel at a private gala event hosted by AIPAC at the Hilton hotel in midtown Manhattan Thursday night, the local website Capital New York reported.
According to an edited audio recording obtained by the site (below), de Blasio said that "part of his job description is to defend Israel" and that it is "elemental to being an American...
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I’m sure his handlers will get to him; and a correction will be coming soon.
Funny how this leaked out of a “closed-door” meeting.
The anti-Semite left won’t be pleased with the mayor. I expect he will be told of his “error” in standing with Israel by the appropriate people.
Not sure it’s part of the job description of the mayor of NYC; but hopefully there are some Americans left to realize the importance of Israel.
If true it is interesting that he would part with Obama on this issue.
“Pssst, I’m secretly on your side, but I have to load you on to these trains, you know, just to make it look good for my friends.” ~ de Blasthole
Yes...other than there are so many of my Jewish brethren there.
Doesn’t pass the smell test.
Anyway, anti-Zionist Jews (most of Che de Blasio’s wealthy backers) will quickly point out the error of his ways, and he can then gracefully go over to the dark side of blaming Israel for all that’s bad about the Middle East.
Is part of his job description to defend America?
Obama says essentially the same thing when appearing before AIPAC,
“Yes...other than there are so many of my Jewish brethren there.”
The mayor of any town should take of his/her city first.
“If during this political season you hear some question of my administrations support for Israel, remember that its not backed up by the facts,” Obama said in his speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). “There should not be a shred of doubt right now: When the chips are down, I have Israel’s back.”
Saying that it is his job to defend Israel is absolutely ridiculous.
Maybe. But since he's one of the elected officials in the country who are furthest to the left, DiBlasio and the anti-Zionist left may just agree to disagree about this. There's too much at stake for them to push him too far.
How many troops and weapons does he plan to send?
Commisar Wilhelm and his antisemitic Sandinista friends. Did Commisar Wilhelm applaud when the Sandinistas burned the only synagogue in Managua, along with the attempted genocide of the Miskito Indians. The Sandinistas are some of the sleaziest Commies around and Commisar Wilhelm supports them.
Wonder if AIPAC will be mesmerized by DeBlasio’s lies as they were by Obama’s lies. I’m betting they will. For some strange reason, it seems only to take a soothing word - false though it may be - or vague promise to garner the great majority of American Jewish votes for the most vile of Israel haters in politics.