Valerie Plame had her 15 minutes of fame when she was at the center of an anti-Bush push by Democrats. Then she wound up hanging out with the pro-Iran Ploughshares Fund. Her presence didn’t convince anyone of anything, but she found the time to tweet anti-Semitic stuff.
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson tweeted out an anti-Semitic article that claimed Jews were the cause of America’s wars.
“America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars,” she tweeted.
Then she decided to run for Congress. And the media began promoting her while ignoring her anti-Semitic background.
Plame discovered a supposed Jewish grandfather and began claiming that she was descended from Ukrainian Jews. And then she went too far.
According to the Albuquerque Journal, a senior member of Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe accused Plame, 56, of falsely claiming membership to the temple after she told the newspaper she had recently found out her great-grandfather was a rabbi in Ukraine and she had “always been drawn to that aspect of my Jewish heritage.”
Daniel Yohalem, a Santa Fe lawyer and a member of Temple Beth Shalom who is on the temple’s board told the Albuquerque Journal that, after going through the membership lists, Plame was never a member. “I am deeply concerned about Ms. Plame’s repeated apparent lack of candor on these issues,” he said.
And Plame did emphasize her membership.
When Plame is asked during Schneider’s interview if she is a member of the temple, Plame nods her head yes.
So does this mean she’s starting all the wars?
But this kind of cultural appropriation of Jewish identity by leftist Jewhaters didn’t prevent If Not Now’s Julia Salazar from being elected.