Pat Johnson: The NDP’s anti-Israel grassroots #elxn42

Part of the Conservative party’s strategy against the New Democrats in this election includes the website, which aggregates controversial statements by NDP candidates. Already the site has led to one Nova Scotia New Democrat being relieved of his candidacy — and presumably the Tories are saving their best fodder for later in the long campaign.

A number of the comments posted so far centre on Israel. Some NDP candidates accuse Israel of “ethnic cleansing” and “war crimes” and call for a boycott of the Jewish state. Another talks about how good he felt supporting the murderous First Intifada.

The NDP’s response so far — cutting loose the young Nova Scotia candidate — will almost certainly not be the last time their hands are forced in response to oppo research by the Tories.

  • Exile1981

    The NDP support those comments but they don’t want to admit it because it’s bad PR.

    • bill smith

      You are absolutely correct !!! A friend dragged me to an NDP ‘event’… some of the attendees complained that the NDP had ‘abandoned the palestinian people’. They were told point blank that doing and saying only things that will appeal to the mainstream is the only way that they will be elected… and after that, they could “loosen up”.

      • Exile1981

        The one NDP who I know well enough to talk politics with tells me she feels safer around a radical muslim family than around an average Christian. She honestly believes the Christians are secretly out to burn her as a witch,

        • bill smith

          LOL. that’s pretty funny…. I wonder if she knows the core beliefs of radical islam and how it compares to left-wing aspirations… The main commonality is that they are ideology based… building a utopia while acting pious.

  • terrence

    Any mention of such ugliness and the SLIME-stream “media” will call them attack ads. The NDP can do NO wrong!!! (according to the SLIME-stream “media”).

  • mobuyus

    Taliban jack loved using poor trafficked women for his sexual gratification. His “clinician” at the “clinic” was found, snotty Kleenex in hand, as saint layton stood stark naked explaining this therapy to a Policeman. Nothing about the ndp surprises me. I hate them and all like them with a vengeance.

    • disqusW6sf

      Now that’s something I wouldn’t mind helping to fund…finding Jack Layton’s hooker.

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        she lies next to hoffa

      • bill smith

        LOL!!!!…… I’m in. (funding)

      • mobuyus

        She is running in Toronto for the ndp after a failed mayoralty bid. Send my reward to BCF.

  • Minicapt

    “The “pro-Palestinian” movement, as it now exists, has no place in a progressive political party. Its tactics and positions are antithetical to progressive values.”
    The writer is dissimulating; a signature feature of the modern progressive political party is its support for the ‘Palestinians’ and its advocacy of BDS.


  • bill smith