Friday, October 20, 2017

The son of Netanyahu has a fan in David Duke!

This article will make your head spin! The son (Yair Netanyahu) of Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, apparently posted on his Facebook page an image that "appeared to be a local take on a classic anti-Semitic cartoon suggesting that Jews control the United States. It has appeared widely on extreme right websites. In this instance, it depicted his father’s perceived foes: American Jewish billionaire philanthropist and investor George Soros, outspoken former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak, activist Eldad Yaniv and Meni Naftali, a former housekeeper for the Netanyahus who successfully sued them for mistreatment."

This is a classic antisemitic meme, in this case tailored to attack PM Netanyahu's opponents which include Ehud Barak and other bogeymen such as George Soros. The fact that it falsely attacks Jews other than Netanyahu does not change the fact it is a bigoted fake news meme. How can we be sure of this? David Duke tweeted “Welcome to the club, Yair — absolutely amazing, wow, just wow.” If it has David Duke's seal of approval, you know it's wrong. But Duke was restrained compared to the so-called President loving Daily Stormer: “Yair Netanyahu is a total bro,” Andrew Anglin wrote in the neo-Nazi Daily Stormer. “Next he’s going to call for gassings.” Read it all in the article linked below.

Apologists for the extreme right, who typically support the right wing Netanyahu, will claim that this isn't bigotry - George Soros and his cronies really DO control the U.S. It's just fact they'll say. Then they'll say that criticizing Netanyahu is the real antisemitism! Their brains are so twisted.

What could have lead a 19 year old Israeli to think this post was OK? Stupidity? His parents influence? Did you know that Israeli police are readying a criminal indictment of Mrs. Netanyahu for personal corruption? What a family! I'm sure this was just a terrible misunderstanding. Yeah, right.

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