Surprisingly, Joe Biden has denounced democrats and leftists who hold an anti-Israeli sentiment in defense of the non-existent Palestine. The condemnation came during an interview with an Israeli news channel while on a trip to one of the world’s oldest nations.
The U.S. President was asked about Democrats “that say that Israel is an apartheid state”. These Democrats claim that “Palestinians” have been mistreated by the Israeli government due to military action in the Gaza Strip, and evictions in Jerusalem.
In reality, evictions only happen because much of Jerusalem was sacked and seized by the Jordanians during the war in 1942, only to be reclaimed by Israel in 1967. Now, some Israeli citizens who owned property in the city prior to 42’ are making claims to their property. The Israeli Supreme Court is hearing these cases, and sometimes returning the homes to the war survivors.
Military action in the Gaza Strip is purely retaliatory. The strip is controlled by Hamas, a democratically elected terrorist organization that targets Israeli civilians with missiles. This is why Israel had to develop their iron dome defense system.
“I think they’re wrong. I think they’re making a mistake. Israel is a democracy. Israel is our ally. Israel is a friend,” the President responded.
Much of this criticism towards Israel comes from “the squad” a particularly annoying group of leftist congresswomen including Ayana Presley, Rashida Talib Ilhan Omar, and most notably, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The group has even been referred to as the “Hamas Caucus” after the civilian murdering terrorist group in Gaza. AOC went as far as to cry on the house floor after a funding package for Israel’s defense system was passed. This package was purely defensive aid and likely saved innocent lives – Ocasio-Cortez was sad.
When he arrived in Israel, Biden said “every chance to return to this great country, where the ancient roots of the Jewish people date back to biblical times is a blessing,”