#ADL Jewish watchdog now opposes #KeithEllison for #DNC post

ADL: Ellison’s comments on Israel ‘disqualifying’ for top DNC post
by Eric Cortellessa
December 1, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League has changed its tune on Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s bid to become the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, saying remarks he made on Israel in a newly revealed 2010 speech were “both deeply disturbing and disqualifying.” Ellison, the first Muslim member of Congress, announced his intention to run for the open post last month after the Democratic Party suffered a devastating defeat in this year’s elections. His candidacy to lead the Democrats’ largest umbrella group immediately drew scorn from hawkish pro-Israel groups for his past criticisms of Israel…READ MORE

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