Jewish Tribalism in Action: Charles Schumer poised to become Senate Majority Leader
(Occidental Dissent) -- By H. Rock White --
Charles Schumer, a Jewish Senator from New York, is poised to become the Senate Majority Leader if, as currently expected, Harry Reid of Nevada is voted out of office, but Democrats retain an overall majority in the Senate. How he got there is, like the Elena Kagan nomination to the Supreme Court, a prime example of Jewish networking. An article in the Washington Post, written by an admirer and fellow Jew, is quite revealing in its celebration of both Schumer’s stereotypically Jewish behavior and listing his myriad connections which helped him rise to the top, most of whom are Jewish. Horowitz opens by praising Schumer’s stereotypically Jewish behavior as ‘effective’, but admitting that average white Americans find it repugnant:
During his three-decade legislative career, Schumer, 59, has developed a reputation as a razor-elbowed, shamelessly self-serving, media-addicted political monster. He is also arguably the single most effective lawmaker of his generation.
There is a sense within the White House that Durbin would be easier to work with, that Schumer would pose a problem on issues that could get him press back home, and that his Brooklyn bearing doesn’t exactly play between the coasts.
From an early age, Schumer’s Jewish networking is evident:
He worked for Stanley Kaplan, the testing guru, and aced his SATs.
“A strong education was enormously important,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) who, like Schumer, former Minnesota senator Norm Coleman and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn.
Stanley Kaplan, Bernie Sanders, Norm Coleman, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg are all Jewish. The U.S. Senate, which by population proportion should only contain one or two Jews, has three Jewish Senators from the same school in Brooklyn (and 14 total, including the soon to be departed Arlen Specter)...MORE...LINK
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