Newt Gingrich now derides the Palestinians an ‘invented’ people. He apparently didn’t feel that way in 1993 when he was captured warmly greeting PLO leader Yasser Arafat.
The Republicans’ hard line on Israel seems aimed more at Christian conservatives than American Jews. Noam Neusner says the GOP is only telling the truth and winning new support.
Sen. Joe Lieberman rejected Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s claim that Palestinians are an “invented” people, calling their existence a “reality.”
Newt Gingrich’s claim that Palestinians are an ‘invented people’ is alarming and reflects the GOP frontrunner’s mercurial personality, says New Yorker editor David Remnick.
Newt Gingrich’s December 9 Declaration of Palestinian Inventedness (“we’ve had an invented Palestinian people, who are in fact Arabs”) caused a bit of a stir at the Saturday night GOP debate.
Mitt Romney slammed Newt Gingrich for his claim that the Palestinians are an “invented” people at the GOP debate in Iowa. Gingrich refused to back down.