Romney makes a racist comment in Israel. Blames “culture difference” for reasons explaining why Palestinian economy lags behind Israel, completely ignoring the occupation and travel restrictions.
This is the modern Republican party. Try to prevent black people from voting. Scream about Shariah takeover of America. Oppose democratic movements in the Middle East. And blame Palestinians for being under occupation (or pretend they don’t exist).” —
Saqib Ali via Facebook
I have so many strong feelings about Mitt Romney’s remarks in Israel, but Saqib really nails it here. Here is a tragic example of just how economically crippling the Occupation has been for Palestinians.