“How the congresswoman from Maine, who’s never shown any interest in the Middle East, turned against Israel”

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Forget the Squad, Politicians Like Chellie Pingree Represent the Real Threat to Israel
by K.C. Johnson
July 31, 2019

…Most coverage of the [anti-BDS] vote focused on Rashida Tlaib, who used the debate to analogize BDS to unsuccessful pre-World War II boycott efforts against Nazi Germany, and her fellow freshman Democrat, Ilhan Omar. But where the squad members attracted the headlines, a more notable opponent of the bill was far lower profile—Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, the only New England legislator to oppose the resolution and a sign, perhaps, of things to come. It’s likely Pingree, rather than figures such as Omar and Tlaib, who represent the greatest looming threat to Israel in the coming years. READ MORE

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