Former President Donald Trump provided an interrogation to Axios’ reporter Barak Ravid, who has a publication coming retired connected Trump’s Israeli relations and, successful the interview, Trump said that helium believes astir Jewish-Americans don’t emotion Israel. Ravid told The Guardian’s Jonathan Freedland about the interrogation successful a broadcast acceptable retired Friday greeting and adjacent provides tapes of the interrogation with Trump.
As we person seen clip and again, Trump loves to instrumentality groups of people, particularly marginalized groups, and lump them unneurotic arsenic having 1 singular thought process. With Jewish Americans, helium expects Jews to “support Israel,” which translated from Trump-speak means everything other Trump ever means. Trump is demanding American Jews enactment Trump for each Trump has “done for Israel.”
Trump doesn’t recognize that determination are 2 layers of “support for Israel.” There is the furniture regarding supporting Israel’s close to beryllium and support itself, that, of course, we Gentiles firmly believe. But determination is simply a deeper furniture upon which determination tin beryllium disagreement and that is Israeli governmental argumentation choices. With respect to authorities and policy, Israel is similar each different federation connected earth. Israel is simply a adjacent state but the authorities tin beryllium criticized oregon supported connected immoderate 1 fixed issue.
This evident information escapes Trump’s mind.
There’s radical successful this state that are Jewish nary longer emotion Israel. I’ll archer you the evangelical Christians emotion Israel much than the Jews successful this country.
“Love” successful this discourse means; “Support everything the state of Israel does, nary substance what and particularly bash not emotion Israel due to the fact that they don’t emotion me. I was truthful bully to Israel., that if you don’t emotion me, it means you hatred and cull Israel.”
“It utilized to beryllium that Israel had implicit powerfulness implicit Congress, and contiguous I deliberation it’s the nonstop opposite.
So, it utilized to beryllium an highly unhealthy presumption from a United States overseas argumentation constituent of view, but present it is overmuch much normalized successful that the United States arsenic a federation works with its state Israel arsenic a federation but the United States operates from its ain presumption first? Yes, we deliberation that’s what helium means, that and he’s complaining that determination are immoderate Jewish Americans that bash not enactment him.
And I deliberation Obama and Biden did that. And yet successful the election, they inactive get a batch of votes from Jewish people, which tells you that the Jewish people, and I’ve said this for a agelong time, the Jewish radical successful the United States, either don’t similar Israel oregon don’t attraction astir Israel.”
Because they voted for Obama and Biden.
“I mean you look astatine the New York Times, the New York Times hates Israel. Hates them. And they’re Jewish radical that tally the New York Times, I mean the Sulzberger family.”
Obviously, helium is not fooling a azygous scholar here. This is each astir Trump. Substitute Trump each clip helium says Israel and 1 has a overmuch person approximation of what passes for thought going done Trump’s mind.
— Yonit Levi (@LeviYonit) December 17, 2021
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