Bernie Sanders is blind to the anti-Semitism on his own side

Bernie Sanders is blind to the anti-Semitism on his own side
Not-so-strange bedfellows: Linda Sarsour and Bernie Sanders

[Ed. – A pretty harsh judgment. So the guy hangs out with Jew-hating Palestinians. We can’t all be perfect.]

Bernie Sanders reminds me of Moshe Dayan. (Read on please.) He’s got a patch on one eye. Dayan wore his patch because of military injury. Sanders wears his for ideological purposes. It’s on his left eye and it prevents him from seeing what’s going on next to him. However, it leaves him eagle eyed for correctly seeing events across the political transom.

In a recent essay in Jewish Currents, a magazine that describes itself as “a magazine committed to… thought, activism, and culture of the left,” Sanders expressed his concerns about the rising tide of antisemitism. He correctly analyzed the expressions of antisemitism on the far right: “They accuse Jews of coordinating a massive attack on white people worldwide, using people of color and other marginalized groups to do their dirty work.”

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