1 November 2017
THE NEW OBSERVER — The former leader of Britain’s UKIP party, Nigel Farage, is under fire from the Jewish lobby in that country after daring to mention the Jewish lobby in America on his radio talk show — and agreeing that the “Jewish lobby with its links to the Israeli government” exerts political and financial power over the American government.
Farage made his remarks while presenting his usual radio talk show program on London-based national talk and phone-in radio station, LBC. He was discussing with callers the issue of whether “Russian influence” had really aided the election of President Donald Trump.
When a caller named “Ahmed” asked “how come there is such an issue with Russia, [and] Russian involvement, and no-one is really highlighting AIPAC and the Israeli lobby and their involvement in American politics and elections.”
Farage agreed, saying “Well the Israeli lobby, you know, that’s a reasonable point Ahmed, because there are about six million Jewish people living in America, so as a percentage it’s quite small, but in terms of influence it’s quite big, but I don’t think anybody, uh they have a voice in American politics, as indeed the Hindu groups, and many other groups in America. […]