Sure, Don, play that card, why not?

It’ll be matzos made with blood next.

Trump says Jews who vote for Democrats are “disloyal.” Hmmmm, where have we heard that “Jews are disloyal” song before…

President Donald Trump sparked widespread outrage and confusion on Tuesday when he said that Jewish Americans voting for Democrats was showing “great disloyalty.”

Trump made the comments in reference to two Democratic lawmakers, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, who have been openly critical of the Israeli government’s policies towards Palestinians.

Just as Trump has been openly critical, not to say rude and abusive, about a great many governments’ policies in a great many areas. It’s not up to him what Democrats get to criticize openly.

The Republican Jewish Coalition defended Trump’s comments, tweeting, “President Trump is right, it shows a great deal of disloyalty to oneself to defend a party that protects/emboldens people that hate you for your religion.”

Other Jewish leaders and prominent commentators, however, spoke out to denounce Trump’s comments for trafficking in anti-Semitic tropes and harmful stereotypes targeting huge majorities of Jewish voters.

And Trump’s not Jewish, and no having a daughter who converted to Judaism doesn’t make him Jewish, or an expert on being Jewish, or the arbiter of how Jews should vote in order to be considered “loyal.”

Abraham Gutman:

I don’t know about you but I don’t take pointers on how to be a good Jew from a guy who once said: “The only kind of people I want counting my money are short guys that wear yarmulkes every day.”

Marc Berman:

The guy who called white supremacists & KKK members who chanted “Jews will not replace us” very fine people is now lecturing Jews on how to vote? Oy vey, what a schmuck.

Edward Luce:

Trump says that three quarters of American Jews are ignorant or disloyal (for voting Democratic). Imagine if Ilhan Omar had said the same about the quarter that vote Republican.

Jewish voters go about 80% for Democrats, but I’m sure these words of wisdom from Rebbe Trump will change that overnight.

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