Skip to comments.Keith Ellison’s ascent signals the Democrats’ willingness to redefine ‘pro-Israel’
Posted on 11/22/2016 6:02:47 PM PST by Olog-hai
The most shocking thing about talk of Keith Ellisons Israel record as he rises within the Democratic Party is how few think its shocking.
Rep. Ellison, D-Minn., is a leading contender for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, despite a record of tough criticism of Israel that pro-Israel insiders say would easily have disqualified him a decade ago.
A supporter of the two-state solution and a frequent visitor to Israel, he also voted against additional funding for Israels Iron Dome anti-missile system in 2014. In 2009, Ellison spear-headed a letter from 54 Democrats to Presdient Obama urging him to press Israel to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip.
That he is being seriously considered now and with the backing of the partys foremost pro-Israel stalwart, incoming Senate minority leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. is a signal of how far the party is willing to go in challenging the most influential pro-Israel groups, a relationship that not so long ago was hard to disentangle.
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Yeah but Bannon! Oh boy that Bannon from Breitbart is an anti-Semite! It’s OK that Ellison is a racist, he’s a Dem!
Pro-Israel dims are kinda like pro-life dims.
American Jews will still vote 75%+ for democrats...
He took his oath of office on the Koran. Doesn’t that concern the Jews (not to mention the rest of the Rats)?
I’m sad to say that you’re correct.
It is sad to think that if Israel is destroyed, it will be helped by liberal Jews.
Not that secularism is a valid excuse, that is.
The Muslim National Committee, or MNC....
Ellison’s “rise” is the wooden stake in the heart of the Democrat party. They have gone so far LEFT and so “INCLUSIVE” they have left the rest of the country behind in the center. They’ve become a 3 state party with no voters in the other (flyover) states ... and the “heads” of the party are in two of those three states. Put this guy in there, and that’s the end of ‘em. Amazing they cannot see what they are doing to themselves. I think that guy Ryan in Ohio is the only one who “gets it”.
With Ellison, we see the real goal of the puppet master behind the progressives. The subjugation and control over the unwashed masses via Islamification.
Go ahead, Dims. Do it!
Anyone that criticizes the DNC leader will be labeled islamophobic.
I think it signals that they are abandoning Israel. Islam has the numbers, and the Democrats are all about numbers.
Not in the USA they don’t.
And why would anyone be surprised a black Muslim Congressman is virulently anti-Semitic?
I hope the Dems are stupid enough to appoint this Israel-hating Muslim as DNC: hopefully a few more American Jews will realize President Trump’s party is the ACTUAL pro-Israel, pro-Jewish party.
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