Just like Farrakhan and the Women's March, when you expose racism, you also expose the folks who rush out to defend it.
The context is Alice Walker's anti-Semitism becoming a public topic of discussion, even though it had been well known for a while.
Walker, the ADL statement went on, “suggests that Israeli settlements are motivated by the concept that ‘possession is nine-tenths of the law,’ which she claims is a lesson she ‘learned from my Jewish lawyer former husband. This belief might even be enshrined in the Torah.’”
A meeting she describes with an elderly Palestinian woman in the territories is telling about the impetus behind Walker’s hostile attitude towards Jews and Israelis. The woman, upon accepting a gift from Walker, says “May God protect you from the Jews” to which Walker responds, “It’s too late, I already married one.”
Then Walker recommended a wildly anti-Semitic book by David Icke which draws on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion and pushes Holocaust denial
Defending her on Twitter most vocally was Bishop Talbert W. Swan II, who had been previously banned from Twitter for aiming a racial slur at Candace Owens. Twitter bowed to lefty pressure and let him back where he's been inveighing against Israel.
But first, a little background on Swan.
He heads the Springfield NAACP and is a high ranking figure in the The Church Of God In Christ. His support has been solicited by Ed Markey, he spoke both times at Deval Patrick's inaugurations and met with Elizabeth Warren.
The media loves him. And he loves Alice Walker... Jews not so much.
Here are some of his Tweets.
Y'all just finished watching wypipo praise George Bush, a war criminal who ran a racist campaign to become POTUS, ignored HIV/AIDS, and started a racist war on drugs that devastated Black families, as a 'hero,' but now want to join them in painting #AliceWalker as evil incarnate?
It is amazing how many American Jews lightly accuse Black people of antisemitism while remaining silent about the racist and barbaric treatment of Ethiopian Jews in Israel and the antisemitic and inhumane treatment of Palestinians. Credibility is shot. #AliceWalker
It saddens me when so many influential black people remain silent when one of ours is under attack for fear of being labeled, ostracized, put out of the ‘acceptable Blacks’ category or having something taken away from them by white people. #AliceWalker
Not surprised descendants of colonizers, who enjoy privilege brought about by white supremacy in a land stolen from indigenous people, take issue with & label as ‘problematic,’ descendants of oppressed people who challenge white supremacy practiced in US & by their allies abroad.
Credibility is shot indeed.