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Think. Again.

(6,064 posts)
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 11:10 AM Nov 2023

Does anyone know what the rightwing sites are saying...

...about all this?

Bigotted assholes must be completely confused since they base their thinking and opinions only on superficial things like cultural background, skin color, religion etc.

I'm curious whether they're on the side of the Jews (despite their anti-semitism) or the Palestinians (despite their hatred of anyone brown) since we know damn well they aren't considering anything deeper like Israel's government vs. hamas.

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Does anyone know what the rightwing sites are saying... (Original Post) Think. Again. Nov 2023 OP
They're waiting for Trump to tell them what to think Walleye Nov 2023 #1
Does anyone care what the rightwing sites are saying... RainCaster Nov 2023 #2
Very good point. Think. Again. Nov 2023 #3
According to recent polls, GOPers are more behind Israel than Democrats. Silent Type Nov 2023 #4
Whoa, okay, yeah... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #5
You can say this in a more direct way Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #7
you might be asking about different cults stopdiggin Nov 2023 #6

RainCaster

(10,507 posts)
2. Does anyone care what the rightwing sites are saying...
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 11:30 AM
Nov 2023

... about all this?

Really, that's all that matters to me. I place no care or concern on what Faux News and the others are saying. I just don't give a shit. It does not impact my life in any way. There will always be those who speak with a loud voice and spout stupidity. I have no desire to amplify their voices.

Silent Type

(2,364 posts)
4. According to recent polls, GOPers are more behind Israel than Democrats.
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 11:55 AM
Nov 2023

"Quinnipiac University poll releasedsed this week found that, among Democratic voters, 41 percent surveyed said their sympathies lie with the Palestinians, while 34 percent said they were more sympathetic to the Israelis, and 25 percent were undecided. . . . . . "

"Eighty percent of Republican voters said their sympathies lie with Israel, while 7 percent said the Palestinians."

https://thehill.com/policy/international/4314838-plurality-of-democrats-sympathize-with-palestinians-over-israelis-poll/

Think. Again.

(6,064 posts)
5. Whoa, okay, yeah...
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 12:21 PM
Nov 2023

...the vast majority of repubs are more anti- brown than anti-non-christian. (That's how I read it anyway).

stopdiggin

(10,902 posts)
6. you might be asking about different cults
Sat Nov 18, 2023, 01:19 PM
Nov 2023

Evangelicals have been largely Israel supporters all along - and that hasn't changed much with the war. MAGA, and the GOP in general terms, are more or less in the same place - although it should be noted that there is small slice there that is isolationist and xenophobic enough that they object to ANY spending outside the borders - and that's where you're seeing the anti-Ukraine aid coming in.
(should also be noted that support for Israel, in terms of prosecution of the war, is eroding among all demographics - it's just dipping faster in the Dems and the left)

The truly antisemitic (although MAGA/GOP hosts many garden variety bigots) are going to be found in the white nationalist, extreme alt-right bunch - and while these types might find common cause, and fellow traveler interests, with Donald Trump - they are not at all married to 45 in either allegiance or agenda, in the way that MAGA is. And you're right in that there is a bit of a conundrum here - in that these people hate Jews and Muslims - almost in equal parts. I guess you'd have to poll them to find out for sure - but I'd hazard that they are probably rooting for death and destruction on both sides - and a larger destabilization in the Middle East

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