Bag lady walking……
Her leftism is supposedly a shield to any charges of bigotry/racism, yet she and that ideology are immersed in it.
Here’s another crackpot: Fringe Washington gubernatorial candidate decries power of Jews
UK Baroness Unrepentant on Antisemitism
Baroness Jenny Tonge caused an uproar last week when she gave a speech in the House of Lords, claiming that Israeli policies are a “major cause” of ISIS.
Of course, far from being a one-off, Tonge has a long record of engaging in extremist anti-Israel rhetoric and echoing explicitly antisemitic narratives.
- In 2004, at a Palestine Solidarity Campaign meeting, Tonge said that if she were a Palestinian, she would consider becoming a suicide bomber herself.
- In 2006, Tonge blamed Israel for suicide bombings…in Iraq!
- In 2006, she said: “The pro-Israeli lobby has got its grips on the Western World, its financial grips. I think they’ve probably got a certain grip on our [The Liberal Democrat] party.”
- In 2009, at an anti-Israel rally in London during the Gaza war, Tonge said: “The way Israel behaves is just not kosher. Jewish people should be totally ashamed of themselves that they are not doing more to stop them. It’s absolutely disgusting.”