Skip to comments.Hadassah caves to Democrats in cancelling political debate
Posted on 07/31/2012 11:39:18 AM PDT by Jacvin
The political debate sponsored by Hadassah, scheduled for Sept. 12, has been canceled -- by Hadassah. Tom Trento, a fervent Israel supporter and leading critic of Islam, and I were to present the Republican viewpoint on President Obama's performance on all issues, while two prominent local Democrats were prepared to give their take. Fair and balanced, with Kingsley Guy, a former editor and now op-ed writer for the Sun Sentinel, was to serve as moderator. The press had advertised it, tickets for the event had been sold, and it seemed to be a go. Trentos ties to a conservative group were used as the flimsy reason for the cancellation. It was more of the "fear factor" that caused Hadassah to react so foolishly.
Trento is affiliated with the United West organization, a conservative, pro-Israel and anti-radical Islam group. The groups only political stance is its objection to our government's caving to radical Islamists and its lack of support for Israel. Tom requested and received permission from Hadassah to broadcast this debate live. Had he been asked to, he would have pulled the plug on the broadcast. No problem there. Here is the email (reprinted without edits) to the coordinator of the event announcing its cancellation:
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My late GRANDMOTHER, life member of Haddasah, Zionist, traveler to PALESTINE in 1938, life long Democrat is now trembling in her grave.
I (me) do NOT forgive them, they know exactly what they do.
If the truth only comes from the spirited debate of two opposing sides to an argument, we can only assume that the liberals are afraid of the truth.
Henrietta Szold and the Daughters of Zion must be spinning in their graves....
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I was at a thing in Bel-Air last night; 300 Jews strongly anti-Obama, pro-Israel. Refreshing.