Former Democrat Presidential candidate and current candidate for New York City Mayor Andrew Yang is now under fire from the radical left after he tweeted out a statement backing the state of Israel in its current conflict with terrorists in the Gaza strip.
I'm standing with the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks, and condemn the Hamas terrorists. The people of NYC will always stand with our brothers and sisters in Israel who face down terrorism and persevere.
— Andrew Yang🧢🗽🇺🇸 (@AndrewYang) May 10, 2021
Leftists on Twitter proceeded to ruthlessly attack Yang for his pro-Israel stance, causing the hashtag #Yangsupportsgenocide to trend on Twitter.
As Business Insider reports:
Andrew Yang tweeted in support of Israel amid the country’s latest unrest with Palestinians on Monday, provoking anger from fellow liberals and support from top Republicans.
Yang, a Democrat who is running to be mayor of New York City, tweeted late Monday that he was “standing with the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks” and condemned “Hamas terrorists,” referring to the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip.
Many found Yang’s pro-Israel statement distasteful, including the comedian David Cross, who tweeted “nope” in response…