by the Forward

Ayatollah Agrees With Ann Coulter on Republicans' Israel Obsession

In a reference to the Republican Party debate, Iran’s Supreme Leader’s decried on Twitter that “presidential candidates try to satisfy Zionists.”

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei referred to Wednesday night’s CNN-sponsored debate in a tweet on Thursday, part of a series of anti-Israel tweets.

In a follow-up tweet, Khamenei reiterated a claim he made earlier this month that Israel will not last:

On Wednesday night, conservative political pundit Ann Coulter similarly slammed the Republican candidates for pandering to “f—ing Jews.”

Khamenei also called for the West Bank to be “armed to be ready for defense.”

This story "Ayatollah Agrees With Ann Coulter on Republicans' Israel Obsession" was written by JTA.


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