Elizabeth Warren Under Fire for Attacking Prime Minister of Israel

Elizabeth Warren Under Fire for Attacking Prime Minister of Israel

(TargetLiberty.org) – Democratic senator and failed presidential-wannabe Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) came under fire on social media this week, after trying to meddle with Israel’s internal politics.

In an April 19 online conference with J Street, a left-wing group that’s frequently critical of Israel, Warren called on Israeli political parties to depose Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Prime Minister was asked to form a government by Israel’s president earlier this month, after his Likud party won the most seats in a March general election. Warren’s comments were seen by many as an attempt to ignore Israel’s democratic election results.

Warren was immediately slammed by many Israelis, including political opponents of Netanyahu, who said it was “inappropriate” of her to interfere in another country’s elections. Dani Dayan, a former Israeli consul-general in New York, called her meddling “improper” and “counter-productive,” as Israelis united behind Netanyahu in protest at foreign interference. Another Twitter user pointed out Warren’s hypocrisy, reminding her that she’s complained about alleged foreign interference in US elections.

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