Trump blames Israel for Terrorism, invokes Nazi-style Jewish stereotypes
Donald Trump has said some crazy things in his run for President, and done a lot of pandering to white nationalists, but his visit to the Republican Jewish Coalition takes the cake.
In his speech to the event he blamed Israel for the lack of peace, invoked the stereotype of Jews as greedy, and even suggested that the Jews were looking to control the Presidency.
These quotes are insane:
“I don’t know that Israel has the commitment to make [a peace agreement],” Trump told the crowd of several hundred donors. His similar comments Wednesday evening to the Associated Press were condemned by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 94% earlier Thursday.
And this is right out of a Nazi propaganda book:
“I would love your support, but I don’t want your money,” he said. Later, he asserted that the audience wasn’t going to support him “because I don’t want your money.”
“You want to control your own politicians,” he added.
Donald Trump is appealing to the Nazis, white nationalists, and affiliated scum. He knows that it’s not the masses who pad his numbers to the 20s in the polls, who are the dynamo of his Internet movement. It’s the fringe “alt right” that is.
When Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took on a Levantine Christian group for, in his view, being too cozy with Hezbollah against Israel, he took a lot of criticism for that. But at the same time he won a lot of praise as well, because among many [Jewish and] Christian Republicans, supporting Israel is a quick way to get warm feelings. It’s the same reasoning that has led more Republicans to refer to the Judea and Samaria area by that name, instead of the media-preferred “West bank.”
Most Republicans want to be seen as pro-Israel because Israel is the one free country in the Middle-east, where Christianity isn’t outlawed. It’s pretty bad when a major Republican candidate is signaling that he’ll be as anti-Israel as the amazing pair of Barack Obama and John Kerry, blaming Israel for being attacked by terrorists because they allegedly don’t have a “commitment” to give away to the terrorists whatever they demand.
Let’s not pretend Trump doesn’t know that Hamas and other [so-called] “Palestinian” groups refuse to recognize Israel, and what that means for any peace process. Is Israel supposed to be committed to its own destruction in the name of a New York liberal-endorsed peace? Apparently in Trump’s Stormfront-esque mind, yes.
When I consider what I’d do if Trump were the nominee against Hillary Clinton, I’m reminded of an old saying: Vote for the crook. It’s important.