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Brewing Jews

Tea Party goes all philo-Semitic

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Two out of three ain’t bad!(Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

A group of Tea Partiers have launched a new outreach effort targeting minorities called DiverseTea (presumably the second “e” is not silent). While they have their eye on several groups, the chief one, apparently, is the Jews. “I think that there is a more open debate to be had (in the Jewish community), but there is no genius behind that,” said one activist. “I had to start somewhere.” He added, “A lot of Jews are traditionally Democratic and traditionally liberal. But there is definitely a contingent of conservative Jews out there, and it’s underrepresented. I think there should be a lot more conservative Jews than there are.”

Do we think this is going to work? For a start, DiverseTea—which I would assume is pomegranate-flavored—will have to work on the fact that Jews hate Sarah Palin. Right?

Tea Party Outreach Courts Jews [Politico]
Earlier: Why We Hate Her

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I have news for you, most Jews don’t care about Sarah Palin on way or the other. What they want, just like most Americans, is leadership that knows what it is doing. If the Tea Party had a candidate with an idea on how to solve the economic crisis you will get people behind that candidate.

You need to really get help for your Palin-derangement maybe you and Sullivan could get a group discount.

Yes, SHOCKINGLY not all Jews are liberal :) myself included. As far as Sarah Palin goes I don’t KNOW anything except what the media says about her and since the media up till this point has shown itself to be very distorted (the portrayal of Israel for example…) I’ll abstain from forming an opinion until I can get enough facts (real facts and not nonsense about her daughter. or her fishing trips or whatever.)

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