By James Wilkinson | 6 November 2016
- New ad shows three prominent Jewish people over a Trump speech
- George Soros, Fed. Reserve chair Jane Yellen and Goldman-Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein were contrasted with clips of the speech
- Those clips talks about ‘global special interests’ controlling the US
- Jewish Anti-Defamation league says it’s implying a Jewish conspiracy
- The far right has a long-running antisemitic belief in such a plot
- Trump’s campaign has roundly denounced the claim
DAILY MAIL — Donald Trump’s campaign has come under fire again for antisemitism after a prominent Jewish group said it was demonizing Jews.
The ‘Argument for America’ ad features Trump’s West Palm beach speech from mid-October, with accompanying illustrative images and footage.
But at three points in the video, it accompanies Trump’s remarks about a wealthy cabal controlling the world with images of prominent Jewish people – something that smacks of antisemitic fear-mongering, the Anti-Defamation League says.
‘Whether intentional or not, the images and rhetoric in this ad touch on subjects that anti-Semites have used for ages,’ Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the ADL, said in a tweeted statement Sunday. ‘This needs to stop.’ […]