Newt Gingrich and the “invented” Palestinians.
by Sami Jamil Jadallah
This is typical political season, where presidential candidates out bid each other and will do every thing they are capable of doing, and since they have no moral or ethical scruples, they stoop so low they become indistinguishable from crawling worms, and are ready to sell their mothers, their country for a ‘fist full of dollars”.
And there is no better place full of dollars than the American Jewish community with its vast financial resources and its well-known financial contributions for political candidates on both sides of the isles and its one issue, Israel.
Outbidding all of his rivals on the Republican side, Newt Gingrich came out making this discovery: “ I think that we’ve had an invented Palestinian people who are in fact Arabs and who were historically part of the Arab community and who had a chance to go many places”.
No other issue in America brings more financial support from the Jewish community, not health care, not unemployment, not good governance, not ethical and moral Wall Street, not the millions who lost their savings and homes, not the highly censored and monitored institutions of higher learning, not a secure and at peace America.
The one issue that presidential candidates make a hot and priority issue that brings them cash and media support is the blind total and unconditional support for Israel. Such an attitude of making “Israeli First” does not speak well of the American Jewish leadership or community, certainly it does not speak well of those candidates who do not put America First.
So it is logical that someone like Newt Gingrich makes his scientific historical anthropological discovery that the Palestinians are “invented” people and no better place to make such a statement than the Jewish Channel, the cable channel.
If in fact the Palestinian people are “invented” one has to ask what is the origin of Newt Gingrich, is it a failed “miscarriage” or an incomplete “abortion” ? Since one has to accept that God/G-d/Allah is the creator of all people, all kinds of people, the “good, the bad and the ugly” even the “Chosen” and the not so “chosen” and in the case of Newt Gingrich we have no choice but to give God the credit for his “undocumented” and unworthy creation.
Of course no one should blame Newt Gingrich for making such a statement since he is well known for making stupid irresponsible statements reflecting his lack of intelligence and lack of moral values if not his ignorance of history.
Do you know that Newt Gingrich received his doctoral degree in history from Tulane University in 1971 with his not so earth shattering dissertation “ Belgian Education Policy in the Congo: 1945-1960”. It seems he did not read ancient history nor did he read his Bible.
No one should blame Newt Gingrich for his statement, since he is unworthy of any blame as “a fool” but one must blame the Jewish Channel and the American Jewish leadership for its silence, lack of courage and its failure to denounce both Newt Gingrich and his outrageous statement.
In fact the Jewish leadership and community should take the blame for allowing presidential candidates make Israel First not America First, and outrageous statements that stand against US long and well-established national policies and interests and stand against the interests of the Jewish leadership and community as part of the American Nation.
I really have no idea what plans Newt Gingrich has for his “invented” Palestinians if he becomes the US president, perhaps he will offer these “invented” people a chance of repatriation to the US “ethnically “ cleansing these people from their own homeland Palestine perhaps settling them in the State of Georgia giving them citizenship and jobs as a favor to Israel and the American Jewish leadership.
Ah well, so what if some desperate political idiot like Newt Gingrich makes such an “idiotic” statement, its means nothing. It only reflects badly on the fool, the party he represents and on the forum where he made such a statement. At least Newt Gingrich did take the credit for his discovery. Expect more to come from presidential candidates who will fall over eachother disgracefully as they seek the financial support of the American Jewish leadership and community.
Newt Gingrich is an insult to the Republican Party, an insult to the citizens of America, certainly an insult to the well-regarded Tulane University and is an insult to all history majors certainly an insult to history. He is an insult to the Jewish leadership and community.
PS: Sami Jamil Jadallah the proud “invented” Palestinian- American who is a US Army Veteran and not a draft dogger and begging Israeli-First like Newt Gingrich & Co.