The Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI) has a new ad running on New York television documenting a series of radical, racist, and anti-Israel statements from Democratic congressional candidate Charles Barron of New York's Eighth District. Watch the ad below:
"Charles Barron has a history of making vile statements in support of mass-murderers like Robert Mugabe and Muammar Qaddafi, attacking Israel's right to exist, and daring decent people to use those statements against him," said ECI's executive director Noah Pollak in a statement. "While Barron collects endorsements from the likes of David Duke, the Emergency Committee for Israel is proud to stand with those Democrats fighting to keep Barron out of Congress."
The New York primary is Tuesday, June 26. Barron is facing Hakeem Jeffries, who has earned the endorsements of several New York Democrats, including Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Ed Koch. Barron, for his part, has been endorsed by David Duke and Norman Finkelstein.