The New York Times said that Cockburn’s book was dedicated to “Israel-bashing for its own sake.”
“Leslie Cockburn hates veterans, hates ICE, hates Israel,” the ad reads. “Basically, Leslie Cockburn hates America.”
J Street called a flyer tying Leslie Cockburn to Charlottesville neo-Nazi marchers one of the most “disgusting political attacks we’ve ever seen.”
Faced with this potential “wave” election, right-wing elected officials are targeting left-leaning candidates based on their positions on Israel.
Leslie Cockburn wrote a book in 1991 that the New York Times described as being “largely dedicated to Israel-bashing for its own sake.”
Candidate Leslie Cockburn allegedly has “a long history of anti-Semitic rhetoric” and claimed that “Israel controls America’s foreign policy.”