Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Friday, June 17, 2005

If you're a Jew, should you really be voting Democrat anymore?

The anti-Semitism that has been lurking in the fringes of the Democratic party is slowly making its way to the center. Dana Milbanks, in a WaPo article, writes about a surreal "mock impeachment" about the Iraq War that the Dems hosted in the basement. The "Chairman" was Rep. John Conyers, and he cheerfully presided over, and allowed praise for, rank anti-Semitism -- anti-Semitism that was being further fomented over in Demo headquarters:

The session took an awkward turn when witness Ray McGovern, a former intelligence analyst, declared that the United States went to war in Iraq for oil, Israel and military bases craved by administration "neocons" so "the United States and Israel could dominate that part of the world." He said that Israel should not be considered an ally and that Bush was doing the bidding of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. "Israel is not allowed to be brought up in polite conversation," McGovern said. "The last time I did this, the previous director of Central Intelligence called me anti-Semitic." Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.), who prompted the question by wondering whether the true war motive was Iraq's threat to Israel, thanked McGovern for his "candid answer." At Democratic headquarters, where an overflow crowd watched the hearing on television, activists handed out documents repeating two accusations -- that an Israeli company had warning of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and that there was an "insider trading scam" on 9/11 -- that previously has been used to suggest Israel was behind the attacks.
So I have to ask, if you're a Jew, how can you continue to vote Democrat? This is no longer the moonbats in the Democratic Underground. This is going on in our Congress, at sessions attended by elected Democratic congressmen. Hat tip: The Anchoress