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Foxman, on Chuck Hagel: 'Sentiments He’s Expressed About the Jewish Lobby Border on Anti-Semitism'

1:01 PM, Dec 18, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Abe Foxman, the head of the ADL, explained his opposition to Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense with this statement to the Washington Post:

Chuck Hagel would not be the first, second, or third choice for the American Jewish community’s friends of Israel.  His record relating to Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship is, at best, disturbing, and at worst, very troubling.   The sentiments he’s expressed about the Jewish lobby border on anti-Semitism in the genre of professors John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt and former president Jimmy Carter.

Read Bret Stephens on Hagel here. And the boss on Hagel here.

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