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Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

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I like Trump; but I am not a blind cheerleader. To call people disloyal in an effort to manipulate them to vote for you is low. It's as low as the dems go. C'mon Trump! Don't stoop to their level.

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Not allowed a choice? Sounds anti-Semitic to me!

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Trump's able to speak for Jewish people because...? More divide and conquer. Identity politics writ huge. Playing the race/ethnicity card.

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Trump's brown shirts, such as the Proud Boys, are vocally anti-semetic. How this cognative dissonance remains beyond them is inconceivable.

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Well, the Great Orange Divider in Chief making another effort to split Americans and divide our nation....I'm glad to see one Trumper here realize how destructive this is to our nation.

And "disloyal" to what - your religion? Your heritage? As if Trump is the judge of what loyalty is - ask Ivana, then ask Marla, then ask Melania about loyalty...

We know what's coming next - if you're Christian, you're disloyal to your religion if you don't vote Repub. This coming from someone who can't stop himself from using the Lord's name in vain...

We know why he is doing this - desperation. The string of Fox News polls showing him losing to not just Biden, but to Saunders, Warren and even Harris has him wetting his pants.

I think the Mooch has it right - he'll announce he's not running rather than face the humiliation of a 2020 crushing defeat...

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Not the smartest thing to say, but I mean, he's not wrong. It seems odd a Jew would vote Democrat considering how a couple of their current high profile members feel about them.

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I like Trump; but I am not a blind cheerleader. To call people disloyal in an effort to manipulate them to vote for you is low. It's as low as the dems go. C'mon Trump! Don't stoop to their level

I agree.

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Trading in the dog whistle for a bull horn.

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C'mon Trump! Don't stoop to their level

Hah, Trump is the level-setter. He has set the level everyone stoops to. He lives at that level, others just visit it periodically.

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@extankIt seems odd a Jew would vote Democrat considering how a couple of their current high profile members feel about them.

Another example of divide and conquer, identity politics. More partisan extremist's either A or Z, nothing in between, as if Democrats are a single being instead of a Party representing an array of perspectives. The 'couple of current high profile members' are Americans representing their perspectives. They are NOT high power.

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Fighting the hate

https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/shabbat-with-rashida/

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/08/17/we-will-have-her-back-jewish-constituents-rally-behind-rashida-tlaib-amid-trump

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By the same logic, any Asian-American voting Republican shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty. If criticizing another country makes you "anti-" that country, then Trump is most definitely anti-Chinese, anti-European, anti-Mexican, and even anti-American because of his constant bashing on American communities and cities.

Trump is in campaign mode right now. He will say anything to rile the other side and win the elections. The way he aggressively tries to pressure the FED to lower interest rates says it all. He is desperate. Not that i support the Democrats, but if they want to win, they should attack Trump on the economy and point out his hypocrisy. Trump right now is doing literally the exact same thing he accused Obama of doing. It's amazing how nobody is pointing that out.

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Identity politics writ huge. Playing the race/ethnicity card.

@bas4f Liberals wrote the book on it.

Maybe you're new to American politics, but throughout my life I can't recall many if any politicians who have NOT used identity politics. For someone who was a Fortune 500 CEO you must understand the notion of marketing. Politics is not that different. Politicians try to appeal to markets. Just like Nike and Coke. Trump's supposed to be a master marketer - he knows his base and is marketing to them. Like demagogues throughout history have.

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Trump is trying to weaponise bogus charges of anti-Semitism to drive a wedge between Jewish-Americans and Muslim-Americans. It ain't working. Most Jewish-Americans loathe Trump and blame him indirectly for the Tree of Life shooting. And many young Jews of conscience love Rashida Tlaib. 

"Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of Jewish voters believe Jewish Americans are less secure than they were two years ago, 71 percent disapprove of the way President Trump has handled anti-Semitism, and nearly 60 percent believe that he bears at least some responsibility for the shootings at synagogues in Pittsburgh and Poway."

https://www.jewishelectorateinstitute.org/poll-domestic-issues-dominate-the-priorities-of-the-jewish-electorate/

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"Jews will not replace us!" "Blood and soil!" The Poway and Pittsburgh shootings. And we have the all too infamous, "There were some fine people on both sides..." It's in plain sight and people either forget or are willfully ignorant. The U.S. troops stormed Normandy to bring down people who believed and acted out their hate and rage. Open your eyes folks! trump will say and do anything to benefit himself, he's a very sick and dangerous man.

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More partisan extremist's either A or Z, nothing in between,

There's 24 more letters.

It seems odd a Jew would vote Republican considering how a couple of their current high profile members feel about them.

Fixed it for you.

So I guess they should vote independent? I never said there were no other options.

as if Democrats are a single being instead of a Party representing an array of perspectives.

Wait, I thought if a political party had some members with opinions you didn't like, then the whole party was the same. So has that changed now and the entire Republican party isn't a bunch of racists or are you just all hypocrites?

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Strange article. Most of it is about Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib rather than Trump's crazy accusation. And no idea why they parsed his quote but what he said was " And I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat..uh...I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.

And also from Trump there is the typical confusion between the Jewish people, the country of Israel and the government of Israel. Not only Trump, but so many people have great difficulties with those simple distinctions. I hate both the U.S. and Israeli governments but have no animosity toward the Jewish people. The country of Israel is however in between with acceptance of its existence combined with annoyance of its state of apartheid and support of genocide and land stealing by its government and military.

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I have had the displeasure of interacting with plenty of Trump supporters who hate both Jews and Israel and blame them both for just about any problem you can imagine. Why aren't they Democrats I wonder?

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Only if you equate being Jewish with being a Zionist does Trump's statement make any sense.

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Someone should have stopped him from saying that

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A gobsmackingly stupid statement. Does he really think that any Jewish Democrat voters are going to hear this, say "Yeah! He's right!" and start voting Republican?

How low can this guy go?

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BigYen I think he is less interested in changing minds and more interested in preventing his base from changing their minds. Trollish comments like that strengthen his base of trolls and griefers. He just handed them another rock filled snowball to hurl at Jewish people. They will be online today babbling about those "disloyal" Jews and screaming "Go Team Go!"

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Only in the far-right, alt fantasy land of Trumpworld does this statement make any sense...

A white supremacist, anti-Jewish Trump supporter guns down over 20 people in El Paso and leaves a hate-filled manifesto...after someone at a Trump rally shouts "Shoot Them"...

Just this week, law enforcement has stopped three white supremacist potential shootings...

Trump says some Neo-Nazis are "very fine people", and preaches hate at his rallies and on Twitter and that hate includes those of the Jewish faith.

Renown KKK and Neo Nazi Jewish haters David Duke and Richard Spencer praise Trump and pledge their support...

Jewish Americans see this and just laugh when Donne makes these idiotic statements....

Actually, everyone laughs - that's what you do when you see a clown...

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Only in the far-right, alt fantasy land of Trumpworld does this statement make any sense...

Their thought process is very simple: Either you are with us or you are disloyal. Remember these are the same people who call Assange a traitor to America and the fact he is Australian means nothing to them. Either you are with us or you are disloyal. And when one is stupid its far more satisfying to troll and grief than it is to admit you are stupid and just shut up.

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As usual Lincolnman spreading fake news: Actually, the El Paso shooter was not a Trump supporter. The Washington Post reported Sunday: “Authorities believe … [the shooter] wrote the document, though they are still gathering evidence.” It also noted that the author “stresses that he has maintained his white supremacist ideology for many years, predating President Trump and his 2016 campaign, which he says did not influence his reasons for carrying out the attack.”

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He just handed them another rock filled snowball to hurl at Jewish people. They will be online today babbling about those "disloyal" Jews and screaming "Go Team Go!"

Yep. Another focus for his hate speech. Given that more than 70% of Jewish people in the US vote Democrat, they're a juicy target. Spot-on about Assange also.

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great disloyalty

to whom?

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He'll get worse. Much worse.

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Actually, everyone laughs - that's what you do when you see a clown...

Actually, many of of cringe.

Some of us cry.

That's how I respond when the POTUS spews divisive hate like this.

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The only Jews that vote Republican are the uber rich in southern Florida who hang Isreali flags on their homes.

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When not watching trash TV or twittering, Ttump spends most of his time on the campaign trail instead of working for the American people. This latest outburst is blunt card sharp Donny dealing another one from the bottom of the racist deck. Expect more bunkum and hokum from this carny barking weasel before his foot finally gets stuck in his mouth and he has to bow out of the race ignominiously.

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As usual Lincolnman spreading fake news: Actually, the El Paso shooter was not a Trump supporter. The Washington Post reported Sunday: “Authorities believe … [the shooter] wrote the document, though they are still gathering evidence.” It also noted that the author “stresses that he has maintained his white supremacist ideology for many years, predating President Trump and his 2016 campaign, which he says did not influence his reasons for carrying out the attack.”

As if on cue, Trumpers try to deflect and falsify the responsibility of their hate-spewing Commander in Chief...

Ain't happening - its all in black and white....

“When you have 15,000 people marching up, and you have hundreds and hundreds of [immigrants], and you have two or three border security people that are brave and great – and don’t forget we don’t let them and we can’t let them use weapons,” Mr Trump said, to an audience of thousands in Florida. “We can’t. Other countries do, we can’t. I would never do that. But how do you stop these people?” In response someone from the audience shouted: “Shoot them!” Mr Trump then appeared to laugh before shaking his head and saying: “That’s only in the Panhandle you can get away with that statement.” The crowd then erupted into laughter and cheers, and Mr Trump added: “Only in the Panhandle!”

Between January and February, President Donald Trump’s Facebook page ran about 2,200 ads referring to immigration as an “invasion.” 

The writings from the suspected shooter said the attack was in response to a "Hispanic invasion" of Texas, warning that the population will make Texas and other states a "Democrat stronghold" that will allow the party to win future presidential elections.

Own it....

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The only Jews that vote Republican

There are more than 5,000,000 Jewish Americans. Their political beliefs run the spectrum from neo-con right to whatever the farthest left would be and everything in between.

One of the many dangerous things Trump and his followers are doing is reducing groups of people to being either an A or a Z.

Oversimplifications and reductions are tools used by demagogues to divide and conquer.

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The Washington Post reported Sunday: “Authorities believe … [the shooter] wrote the document, though they are still gathering evidence.” It also noted that the author “stresses that he has maintained his white supremacist ideology for many years, predating President Trump and his 2016 campaign, which he says did not influence his reasons for carrying out the attack.”

Umm... so his beliefs began before Trump was elected? So. How does that equate to him not being a Trump supporter? Errr... it doesn't.

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There are more than 5,000,000 Jewish Americans. Their political beliefs run the spectrum from neo-con right to whatever the farthest left would be and everything in between.

True, no doubt. But the majority vote Democrat, do so comprehensively, and have done consistently pretty much since the 1920s.

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jewish-voting-record-in-u-s-presidential-elections

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Demagoguery at its worst ... plain and simple, and a another confirmation that the current occupant of the White House is not fit to be President of the United States of America (POTUS).

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More of Trump's swampy politics which he promised to drain not fill up.

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Stupidity comes as standard.

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Jewish voting record in the U.S. Elections

In 2016, 24% voted for Trump. 71% voted for Hilary.

American Jews tend to favor Democrat candidates, with 71% of Jewish voters choosing Democrat candidates and only 25% choosing Republicans since 1968. 

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jewish-voting-record-in-u-s-presidential-elections

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Obama and Clinton both left the office with extremely high popularity rates, due to their ability to unify the people.

Bush ended with horrible popularity rates, and Trump has never even got to 50% (unless you believe the right-wing deep-state fake-news MSM polls), because he divides.

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The President is making anti-semitic comments while white supremacists are murdering people (or at least trying: six have been prevented by police since the El Paso shooting alone), and bass thinks it's "too funny". Okay.

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The efforts by Trump and his enablers to manipulate Jewish voters would be comical if it weren't so pathetic. Influencing the opinions of literate people who read newspapers is a lot different from stirring up the drooling multitudes who get their information from Fox & Friends.

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Next he'll be telling them to go back where they came from!

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It's just insane that Trump thought this kind of rhetoric would work. Just completely out of touch.

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@extanker

It seems odd a Jew would vote Democrat considering how a couple of their current high profile members feel about them.

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Wow. I'm impressed ... by the other members of this website. You've scored a perfect +0 to -17.

I could write praise for Prime Minister General Hideki Tojo (you should really read his speach to 'The Assembly of Greater East-Asiatic Nations, Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 1943, it's brilliant) and I'd probably only get a mixed + and - result.

Yup, a fatal error and a terrible insult to deliberately confuse Jewishness and Israel/Zionism.

Trump appears to be playing up more for Tel Aviv and Netanyahu's cronies than his own powerbase in the USA.

My guess is HUGE real estate deals in Israel will be his payback.

Generally, the informed criticism about Trump relationships with both the NeoCon Jews in the US and Israel is that it is transactional. He does not really give a damn either way, it's about the money and, of course, lining the nest for his daughter with whom he's had a creepily close relationship.

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American Jews have ever voted once to elected a republican president.

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Narcissistic clown ....

Narcissistic clown ....

Narcissistic clown ....

Narcissistic clown ....

Narcissistic clown ....

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What a nasty country the US has become. A disgrace to the world community. Iran looks down upon the US as a terrorist nation.

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Trump is simply acknowledging that he is completely in the pocket of Israel.

What a nasty country the US has become. A disgrace to the world community. Iran looks down upon the US as a terrorist nation.

Very true, but this did not start with Trump.

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The majority of Jews in Israel don't vote for Netanyahu or his party and following the recent elections was unable to form a government. A new election will be held next month.

But there again, the majority of American voters in 2016, voted for Hillary and not Trump.

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There are a number of lower middle class Westerners here living in Japan, who post anti-Iran nonsense, but ignore the fact that the US is a terrorist outfit.......lol

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He meant they were being disloyal to Israel, based on his false/incorrect/offensive starting point that Jews should naturally follow and support Israel in all matters, and in reference to some criticism of Israel by Democrats. So he was attacking Jews for not adhering to an offensive antisemitic stereotype. Utterly confused as usual.

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More Jews live in America than in Israel but they don't get a vote in Israeli elections. Is that because they tend to be more leftwing?

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It's crazy that we have to pay such careful attention to the nonsense that pours out of the mouth of a nut who's been personally endorsed by David Duke and the KKK.

This is insane.

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@RawBeer......We wonder what the deal is when the US imposes itself on Iran and asks it to submit to its racketeering. Why should Iran respect a racist, increasingly insolvent and murderous nation like the US?

150 million Americans don't work or pay taxes.

200 million don't have healthcare.

50 million on food stamps.

100,000 homicides per year

100,000 opiod crises deaths per year

3 million incarcerated in prisons.

This is what Iran should aspire to be?...........lol......What a disgusting joke!

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In the last Israeli general election only a little more than 1 million votes out of 5 million voted for Netanyahu or about 23%

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That should read as:-

Any American that votes for Trump is either disloyal or completely brain dead.

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