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‘Get F***ed.’ Leftists Slam Andrew Yang For Support Of Israel, #YangSupportsGenocide Trends
MIAMI, FLORIDA - JUNE 26: Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks to media outside the Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County June 26, 2019 in Miami, Florida. A field of 20 Democratic presidential candidates was split into two groups of 10 for the first debate of the 2020 election, taking place over two nights at Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo. Yang is participating in the second night's debate.
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Entrepreneur and candidate for New York City Mayor, Andrew Yang, sparked a Leftist backlash after voicing support for Israel as the Jewish state fell under terrorist rocket fire from Hamas.

“I’m standing with the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks, and condemn the Hamas terrorists,” tweeted Yang. “The people of NYC will always stand with our brothers and sisters in Israel who face down terrorism and persevere.”

Violence has erupted in Israel in recent days. Following Palestinian riots in Jerusalem, Hamas terrorists targeted Jewish civilians, firing rockets indiscriminately from the Gaza Strip into Israel.

“According to the Israel Defense Forces, over 200 rockets and mortar shells were fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel from 6 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday, dozens of which were intercepted by Iron Dome missile defense batteries,” The Times Of Israel reported. “The military said the Iron Dome had a successful interception rate of over 90 percent of projectiles heading toward populated areas.”

It was also reported that some of the rockets which were not intercepted by the Iron Dome landed in civilian areas, “injuring dozens, with some early estimates putting the number as high as 31,” according to The Daily Wire.

The Israeli military later announced that they “struck over 130 terror targets belonging to terror organizations in the Gaza Strip,” striking “weapons manufacturing sites belonging to the Hamas terror organization” and “targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization and the Islamic Jihad.”

Despite the clear timeline of events, Yang was blasted by verified Leftist Twitter accounts for his support of Israel.

“yikes bro this is not it,” tweeted one critic. “please educate yourself on the events and try to have some nuance and compassion for all parties involved. this is bigger than your mayoral run.”

“mr. yang, sir, i am begging you to please get f***ed,” tweeted another.

“Have people seen the posts from people like Andrew Yang on Israel?” tweeted Ajamu Baraka, an international human rights activist. “Not only are liberals moral hypocrites but Yang proves once again that one does not have to be white to be a white supremacist.”

Talbert Swan, a Leftist activist, tweeted: “The systemic oppression, institutional discrimination, and violent persecution of Palestinians are crimes against humanity. It is wicked, evil, and inhumane.”

“Glad to know where you stand,” he added.

As the New York Post noted, the hashtag, “#YangSupportsGenocide” trended on Twitter.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded, applauding Yang’s statement.

Bravo to Yang for opposing the rabidly pro-Hamas & anti-Israel attacks from fellow Dems Omar & Tlaib,” he tweeted.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on the other hand, described Israel’s actions as “terrorism.”

Israeli air strikes killing civilians in Gaza is an act of terrorism,” Omar tweeted. “Palestinians deserve protection.”

“Unlike Israel, missile defense programs, such as Iron Dome, don’t exist to protect Palestinian civilians,” Omar added. “It’s unconscionable to not condemn these attacks on the week of Eid.”

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