Jewish Group Calls Romney’s Comments On Palestinians “Racist And Ignorant”
Jewish Voice for Peace wants Mitt Romney to apologize to Palestinians. A petition addressed to Romney reads:
“Your statements in Jerusalem regarding the growth of the Palestinian and Israeli economies were inaccurate and misleading,” the petition states. ” Israel’s Occupation of Palestinian land makes it impossible for the Palestinian economy to succeed, not ‘cultural differences’.
“Your comments were not a reflection of the values Jews, Americans, and our allies hold dear. We call on you to apologize to the Palestinian people for your willful lack of understanding of the facts on the ground and the racist assumptions behind them.”