Obama and Intifada
Senator Obama’s association with Reverend Jeremiah Wright and the Trinity United Church of Christ has easily become the campaign’s biggest vulnerability. The famous fiery indictments and conspiracy theories dealt from the pulpit to a nation watching YouTube are being pinned and repinned to Obama, as he continues to try and brush them off.
Now there’s a new and even uglier twist, if you can believe that. Obama is being linked to the radical group International Solidarity Movement (ISM), as reported in the Canada Free Press on Tuesday. Ali Abunimah, Vice President of the Arab American Action Network in Chicago and co-founder of the Electronic Intifada, a website of the ISM, posted an article on Monday in which he outlines why he believes Obama is really very in tune with the Reverend’s views on Israel. He even quotes Obama’s remarks to a group of Jewish leaders in Cleveland to comfort his fellow anti-Semites that “Obama implicitly admitted that Wright’s views were rooted in opposition to Israel’s deep ties to apartheid South Africa, and thus entirely reasonable.”