Ted Cruz: Christians must support Israel
"Christians have no greater ally than Israel. Tonight, we are all united in defense of Christians. Tonight, we are all united in defense of Jews," Ted Cruz said.
Ted Cruz, who is one of many Israel's lackeys in the US Senate angered Christian audience including Lebanon's ambassador in Washington, Antoine Chedid, when he started ranting Israeli hasbara lies about Jewish love for the Christians.
In 2012 former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren tried to stop Bob Simon's report on Christians' plight in Israel scheduled to be aired by the CBS.
In addition to pleasing the Jewish Lobby, Cruz also evoked some of pastor John Hagee's "religious" lies. He showed his "American Christian patriotism" by saying: "Those who hate Israel hate America. Those who hate Jews hate Christians. If those in this room don't recognize that, then my heart weeps."
"If you hate the Jewish people, you're not reflecting the teachings of Jesus," Cruz added. According to Jewish scholar, Benjamin Freedman, Jesus was not Jewish.
Then Ted Cruz turned his wrath over to the supporters of Palestinian people, Hamas, Hizbullah, Iran and Syria. To add some spices to his "Zionist curry", Cruz included Zionist-created Al-Qaeda and the ISIS terrorists among Israel's Muslim enemies.
"Religious bigotry is a cancer with many manifestations," he said. "ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, state sponsors like Syria and Iran, are all engaged in a vicious genocidal campaign to destroy religious minorities in the Middle East," Cruz said.
Cruz's comments on the region were too extreme for the audience, and provoked a round of cries that firmly asked him to leave.
"Stop it, stop it, enough," and "Out, out, leave the stage!" were some of the shouts aimed at the senator, which prompted the In Defense of Christians (the sponsor of the said conference) president, Toufic Baaklini, to join Cruz on stage and ask the crowd to listen.
After failing in attempts to be heard, the senator announced "if you will not stand with Israel and the Jews, then I will not stand with you. Good night and God bless," before walking off the stage, with some carrying on the shouts and others applauding his departure.
Lebanese Christian MPs Jean Ogassapian, Atef Majdalani and former MP Ghattas Khoury all left the conference in protest to Cruz' Israeli propaganda. Patriarch Gregory III Laham also intended to leave but was persuaded by the Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, a Zionist poodle, to stay.