Sunday, September 20th | 3 Tishri 5781

February 2, 2015 4:03 pm

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Accuses MSNBC of Anti-Israel Bias: ‘Where is the Balance?’ (VIDEO)

avatar by Shiryn Ghermezian

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz accused MSNBC of anti-Israel bias and asked "where is the balance?" Photo: Wiki Commons.

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) slammed MSNBC for its anti-Israel bias and also the mainstream media’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during a speech in Florida.

Speaking about a “troubling” segment she watched on MSNBC the night before the event, she said, “Clearly [MSNBC was] highlighting what Israel had done to Gaza and the plight of Palestinians.”

“My first thought was where is the balance, where is the spotlight on what Jewish children in Israel go through from being victims of rocket attacks,” she continued. “The media’s coverage — and it’s not just MSNBC — I’ve seen it on CNN and even in the broadcast media as well. We have work to do.”

The DNC chair said we must educate people and make them understand that there is a “simple solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: “It’s called recognize Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish and Democratic state.”

Related coverage

December 1, 2019 9:41 am

Pompeo: Iran Should Know There is a Cost to Malign Activity ‘Wherever It Takes Place’ - “Hi, this is Mike,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said right at the start of my phone...

The Florida congresswoman made the comments at a breakfast event held in January at a south Florida branch of the Jewish Federation, according to The Daily Caller.

Listen to Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s comments in the video below:

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.