After the assault on Israel instigated by Iran-backed terrorists, a number of Democrats promptly urged the Jewish nation to cease fire, even though its civilians were ruthlessly killed.
Following the massacre, the Israeli government struck back, initiating its own offensive on Gaza to protect itself and safeguard the lives of Israeli citizens.
On Friday, in an interview on MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on Israel to “stop the indiscriminate slaughter of innocent people.”
Although acknowledging Israel’s right to self-defense, Sanders emphasized the need for Israel to halt airstrikes in the region and called for a cessation of the invasion.
“What we are looking at now is one of the more horrific moments in modern history. It initiated with a Hamas attack in a barbaric way to kill hundreds of men and children. Israel has a right to defend itself. I don’t think anyone disagrees with that. But what they are doing now in an indiscriminate way, bombing refugee camps, arming ambulances, killing thousands of innocent men and women and children, a violation of international law, is simply not acceptable. It has got to stop,” he said.
“You know, the United States provides 2.8 billion dollars every