New York, New York - U.S. Senate candidate Chele Farley (R, C, Reform) today blasted incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her failure to condemn vicious anti-Semitic remarks by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
Following up his anti-Semitic rant from May, Farrakhan on Sunday called Jewish people “stupid” and ranted that "I'm not an anti-Semite. I'm anti-Termite." Farrakhan made the comments comparing Jews to insects in Detroit during the 23rd anniversary event for the 1995 Million Man March in Washington, D.C.
Farley denounced Farrakhan’s remarks in a tweet, writing, “This is revolting anti-Semitism. There is no place in contemporary society for this kind of hate and bigotry. Farrakhan’s words must be condemned.”
In her quest to run for President, Kirsten Gillibrand has emerged as a leader of the radical left, abandoning Israel and the Jewish people in the process.
“Comparing Jews to insects is beyond disgusting and demands universal condemnation. Kirsten Gillibrand needs to stop bowing to anti-Semites like Farrakhan and Sarsour,” said Farley.
Over the past year, Kirsten Gillibrand has consistently turned her back on Israel and the Jewish people, including:
Opposing the end of the Iran nuclear deal;
Voting against the Taylor Force Act. Named for a West Point graduate slain by a Palestinian terrorist, the legislation prevents US taxpayer funds from flowing to the families of terrorists;
Abandoning her sponsorship of anti-BDS legislation following pressure from the anti-Israel left;
And embracing radical anti-Israel zealots like Linda Sarsour who call Senator Gillibrand “another champion, another one of our people who works for us on the inside.”
Concluded Farley, “There is no place in our public discourse for anti-Semitism. Any real Senator from New York wouldn’t need to be reminded of that.”