April 11, 2012
Congressmen To Mahmoud Abbas: Helen Thomas Award May Damage Palestinian Aid
With you know who in the WH, ain't gonna happen. Just sayin..
Two ranking congressmen sent a letter to the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, warning him over awarding anti-Semitic journalist Helen Thomas, the Israeli daily Haaretz reports. The congressmen expressed frustration over the blatant incitement of the act, as well as a pattern of undermining peace talks with hate speech.A reminder on why the PLO gave Thomas a award on behalf of Abbas:
Republican Steve Chabot, Chairman of the Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee, and Eliot Engel, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote that the move was "tantamount to accepting and agreeing with her call for Jews in Palestine to go back to Poland, Germany and America and everywhere else."[More...]