George Galloway banned from Canada: Canadian JDL wades in
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A British MP and outspoken anti-war activist, George Galloway has been refused entry to
It would appear that this Galloway-ban was set in motion by the Canadian Jewish Defence League. Watch the ensuing debate between a JDL Leader Meir Weinstein and Galloway:
The Kenney rep on the phone you heard there was Alykhan Velshi, who appears to dive head-first into the Manichean "you're-either-with-us-or-against-us" of George W. Bush (and I found it on the website of the National Review! Holy William-F-Buckley, Batman!). Just in case Velshi ever reads this: I think you're a tad odious, yourself.
A few fascinating points about this interview:
- It takes Weinstein less than 2 minutes to bring up Hitler, Nazis and the death of 6 million Jews, making a strong case for Godwin's Law.
- Weinstein's depiction of Hamas as fanatical, hell-bent on the destruction of
- Weistein's rationale for banning Galloway:
- Check out Weinstein depicting anti-war church groups as targets with "links to terror groups" and randomly imply that they are Iranian proxies! Funnily enough, the JDL has its own ties to terror, and Weinstein was a spokesperson for Kach in 1994, which is considered a terrorist organization by Canada.
Last but not least, some facts to sum things up:
George Galloway, whose activist work aims to prevent war around the world:
Denied entry into