Mexican Border Town Once Again Sounds Like a War Zone
Biden Ripped For Bringing Home 'Celebrities Over Veterans'
The New York Times Goes on Strike
Biden Trades 'Merchant of Death' to Free Brittney Griner
There Won’t Be a Border Crisis Much Longer
'Absolutely Horrifying': Project Veritas Exposes What's Taught During Pride Week at Elite...
Dorsey Has a Question for Musk About the Twitter Files
Peru's President Tried to Launch a Coup...But It Collapsed Due to a Simple...
National Science Foundation Grants Are Subverting the Integrity of Journalism and Election...
The New York Post and Real Journalism
Do Some Climate Alarmists Wish Us All Dead?
'Save the World' Is a Racket; Stop Falling For It
Selecting the House Speaker Should Not Be That Hard
Does Trump Really Want to be President Again?
Republicans Need to Retool the Party Platform, Prioritize Kitchen Table Issues For Support...
OPINION

Palestinians Phonebank for Obama

The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of Townhall.com.

A television news segment produced by Al-Jazeera shows Palestinians in Gaza engaging in phone banking activities for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

The segment explains how young Palestinians have banded together to call American voters at random asking them to vote for Obama.

“It all started at the time of the US primaries,” says one of pro-Obama Palestinian organizers. “After studying Obama’s electro campaign manifesto I thought this is a man that’s capable of change inside of America. As for potential change in the Middle East, he can also do that if he can bring peace to the area. At least this is what we hope.”

Townhall was tipped off to the video by American Spectator’s Phillip Klein, who wrote Tuesday “It’s been around, but I'm just now seeing this Al Jazeera report of Palestinians in Gaza phonebanking for Obama. I hear that Hamas, which has endorsed Obama, has a bit of influence in those parts.”

Ahmed Yousef, a political adviser of the anti-Israel terrorist group Hamas said Hamas supports Obama last Sunday.

“We don’t mind–actually we like Mr. Obama. We hope he will (win) the election and I do believe he is like John Kennedy, great man with great principle, and he has a vision to change America to make it in a position to lead the world community but not with domination and arrogance,” Yousef said in an interview on WABC radio.

In recent days, Obama's position on the Isreali-Palestinian conflict has been scrutinized. One of his Middle East advisers, Robert Malley, resigned over the weekend after reporters found Malley had met with Hamas.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Recommended

Trending on Townhall Video