Before Ilhan Omar, there was Paul Findley

COMMENTARY
The Congressman Who Hated Israel
by Jonathan Schanzer
August 15, 2019

Consider this scenario: A legislator from the Midwest targets Israel with a passion and vitriol that smacks of anti-Semitism. The legislator alleges that Israel’s supporters in Washington are bought off with Jewish money and that they have too much influence over our politics. When many Americans express their outrage at such comments, the legislator invokes the right to free speech and insists that the sentiments expressed were all for the just cause of getting American policy on a more reasonable and moral path…Before Omar, there was the Republican congressman Paul Findley, who died August 9 at the age of 98. READ MORE

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