What do Hillary Clinton and David Duke have in common?

What do Hillary Clinton and David Duke have in common?
Hillary's BFFs. Blumenthals, père et fils. (Image via Legal Insurrection)

[Ed. – They both like the inexcusable Max Blumenthal’s books.]

Hillary Clinton praised a book written by the anti-Israel activist Max Blumenthal in emails released by the State Department on Tuesday, garnering Blumenthal his most prominent public endorsement since David Duke’s website gave another of his books its stamp of approval.

Clinton called Blumenthal’s book Republican Gomorrah—which sought to document radicalism in the GOP—“great” in a Sept. 11, 2009 email to the author’s father, Sidney Blumenthal, a long-time Clinton confidante. …

“[Max] should be–I just finished the book and it’s great. Congrats to all!” she wrote.

A few days later, Clinton emailed Sidney Blumenthal again and asked, “Is Max still rising up the best seller list?” …

[Blumenthal’s] latest book, Goliath, was published in 2013 and drew parallels between Israel and Nazi Germany. …

Goliath was reviewed favorably by David Duke’s official website, which called Blumenthal’s work “extremely valuable in teh [sic] study of Jewish extremism, as he is not shy about using his Jewish name and looks to gain access to Jewish extremists in order to document the ugliest side of Zionism.”

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