The Trumps just hosted the Netanyahus at the White House and the president proclaimed that his administration will not try to push for a two state solution between Israel and the Palestinian population. The announcement caused alarm that a decades long American policy of supporting two states for two peoples was thrown out by Trump’s groveling to right wing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who had a tumultuous relationship with President Obama over Israel’s decades long occupation of Palestine and its settler colonial project. Melania decided to join in on the action and take a photo with Netanyahu’s wife, who just like Melania, is silent about her husband’s vile racism and unhinged hatred:
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) February 16, 2017
That hashtag is unworthy of both first ladies. For Melania, her silence after her husband’s disgusting rhetoric that he could grab women ‘by the pussy’ because he’s a celebrity is indicative of someone who is no role model and definitely no first lady. As for Sarah Netanyahu, she’s always been silent against her husband’s crimes against the Palestinian people. Here’s what human rights group Amnesty International had to say about Israel, led by the war criminal Netanyahu:
“In the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Israeli forces committed unlawful killings of Palestinian civilians, including children, and detained thousands of Palestinians who protested against or otherwise opposed Israel’s continuing military occupation, holding hundreds in administrative detention. Torture and other ill-treatment remained rife and were committed with impunity. The authorities continued to promote illegal settlements in the West Bank, and severely restricted Palestinians’ freedom of movement, further tightening restrictions amid an escalation of violence from October, which included attacks on Israeli civilians by Palestinians and apparent extrajudicial executions by Israeli forces. Israeli settlers in the West Bank attacked Palestinians and their property with virtual impunity. The Gaza Strip remained under an Israeli military blockade that imposed collective punishment on its inhabitants.”
The company that trump and Melania keep is indicative of Trump’s Republican vision for America, a vision which champions and hosts criminals at the White House. America needs to wake up and be the light onto other nations that we were destined to be. Trump and Republicans simply do not embody American values. They embody the values of the war criminal Netanyahu.
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