Bernie Sanders says that the Israeli government is racists. Well, if you think someone being biased against people shooting missiles into your country is racist, then Bernie is right. Evidently, Bernie Sanders favors terrorists over anyone who is not a commie.
In Israel, Arabs are allowed to vote or run for public office, but on the West Bank, any country named Israel or individual Jews have no right to exist. bernie says there needs to be a level playing field. Okay, is he proposing then that Israel send terrorists into the West Bank to blow up buses, shoot missiles into civilian populations and add an amendment to their constitution declaring that Arabs and Arabs countries have no right to exist?
“You’ve been an outspoken critic of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, yet Israel is also one of America’s most important allies in the world. Given that Prime Minister Netanyahu just won another term in office, how do you plan to maintain the strong U.S.-Israel relationship despite those critiques?” asked Shelly Tsirulik, a Harvard student in the audience.
“As a young man about your age, I spent a number of months in Israel. I worked on a kibbutz for a while. I have family in Israel. I am not anti-Israel but the fact of the matter is that Netanyahu is a right-wing politician who, I think, is treating the Palestinian people extremely unfairly,” he began.
“So what I believe is the United States gives billions of dollars in military aid to Israel. What I believe is not radical. I just believe that the United States should deal with the Middle East on a level playing field basis. In other words, the goal must be to try to bring people together and not just support one country, which is now run by a right-wing, dare I say, racist government.”
Netanyahu won a highly-contested general election in Israel earlier this month, paving the way for him to serve an unprecedented fifth term.