Gary Bauer: friend of Israel
If you google “Israel support”, the second link that comes up points to Christians United for Israel (CUFI.org), a rightwing evangelical outfit that was founded by Gary Bauer, a long-time Republican Party operative who co-hosted a radio show with Tom Rose in 2006. Rose was the CEO of the Jerusalem Post, a newspaper where the article “When Genocide is Permissible” surfaced briefly on Friday but was taken down after it provoked outrage throughout the world.
This week CUFI ran a full-page ad in the New York Times. It might as well had come from the Likud party itself:
The affinity between Israel and the most reactionary Christian fundamentalist wing of the Republican Party is not a new story. The board of directors of CUFI includes John C. Hagee who generated controversy in 2008 when he said in a sermon…
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