Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), chair of the “Progressive Caucus” in the House, called Israel a “racist state” on Saturday in Chicago — but then said that she supported a “two-state solution” for Israel and the Palestinians.
Jayapal was speaking at the Netroots Nation conference, a gathering of left-wing online activists. She was heckled by anti-Israel demonstrators who waved Palestinian flags. She chose to address them directly:
Is this where the Democratic Party is headed when it comes to Israel?
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“I want you to know that we have been fighting to be clear that Israel is a racist state, that the Palestinian people deserve delf-determination and autonomy, that the dream of a two-state solution is slipping away from us,” she said.
She did not explain why a “racist” state, if Israel…