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Old 08-21-2019, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Kearsen1 View Post
To play devil's advocate, I don't think he was saying they need to be loyal to Israel, the country but that they should be loyal to Jews as a whole (remember Jews self identify as a people), so this would mean that he is saying that they should be loyal to themselves. Why on earth would they offer more loyalty to a congressperson when that loyalty goes against yourself?
He specifically said Israel:

I'm not surprised by Trump piling on anti-Semitism (which he's not a stranger to) on top of all his other bigoted and hateful statements. And I'm not surprised to see so many Republicans in office defending and justifying this anti-Semitism, or gas-lighting by trying to pretend it's benign.

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