British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was forced to admit he attended a ceremony in 2014 in Tunisia, where the terrorists involved in the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 summer Olympics were buried.
The Daily Mail posted pictures of Corbyn holding a wreath and standing next to the memorial for members of the Palestinian terrorist group Black September who carried out the massacre.
At first, Corbyn denied even attending the event. Now he claims that, despite holding a wreath, he “doesn’t think” he was involved in laying it. He also says that he was there to remember the victims of an Israeli airstrike in 1985 on PLO headquarters in Tunisia. But the Daily Mail visited the cemetery and “discovered that the monument to the air strike victims is 15 yards from where Mr Corbyn is pictured – instead he was in front of a plaque that lies beside the graves of Black September members.”
He added: “I was there because I wanted to see a fitting memorial to everyone who has died in every terrorist incident everywhere because we have to end it. You cannot pursue peace by a cycle of violence; the only way you can pursue peace [is] by a cycle of dialogue.”
How very noble of him.
Corbyn and the Labor Party have a problem with — well, let’s just come out and say it. They really don’t like Jews very much at all. A Labor Party candidate, Faiza Shaheen, claims that “it’s not a fact” that killing Jewish athletes is an anti-Semitism issue. She probably has a poster of her Black September heroes on her bedroom wall.
Corbyn and much of the left are enamored with the Palestinians and their “cause” of eliminating all Jews from Israel. But they don’t hate the Jews. They hate “Zionists.” Of course, the Palestinians make absolutely no such distinction. All Jews are Zionists to them. But it must be comforting to Corbyn and the rest of the Euro-left to believe that their anti-semitism is so nuanced.
When I was growing up and first learned about the Holocaust I wondered why “Never Forget” was so important to people. I thought at the time, why even bother? How could people “forget” the deaths of 6 million human beings?
Now I know.