Frank Rich scores ‘East Jerusalem settlements’ in knocking Irving Moskowitz’s influence

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More progress in the MSM. Frank Rich at New York Magazine is talking about the rich funders who are buying the presidential election, and he singles out Adelson and Moskowitz, and links Richard Silverstein in the Guardian:

You’ve likely heard of Sheldon Adelson, the Vegas tycoon who is Benjamin Netanyahu’s unofficial ambassador to the GOP. But you may be less familiar with Irving Moskowitz, the bingo entrepreneur who funnels his profits into East Jerusalem settlements.

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  1. seanmcbride
    April 26, 2012, 2:13 pm

    What catches my eye are the links to ACPR, AEI, AFSI, American Crossroads, Birthers, Christian Zionists, CSP, Frank Gaffney, Hudson Institute, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, JINSA, Joseph Farah, Western Center for Journalism, Yitzhak Shapira and ZOA. Moskowitz occupies the innermost ring of the Israel lobby, along with a few dozen other billionaires.

    # Irving Moskowitz categories
    1. ACPR (Ariel Center for Policy Research) associate
    2. AEI (American Enterprise Institute) funder
    3. AFSI (Americans for a Safe Israel) funder
    4. American Crossroads funder
    5. anti-Muslim activist
    6. Ateret Cohanim funder
    7. Barack Obama opponent
    8. bingo billionaire
    9. Birther
    10. Birther funder
    11. Central Fund of Israel funder
    12. Cherna Moskowitz husband
    13. Christian Zionism funder
    14. Christian Zionism supporter
    15. Clash of Civilizations ringleader
    16. CSP (Center for Security Policy) funder
    17. El’ad funder
    18. Frank Gaffney funder
    19. Friends of Ir David funder
    20. gambling billionaire
    21. Greater Israel supporter
    22. Hawaiian Gardens casino owner
    23. Hebron Fund funder
    24. hospital billionaire
    25. Hudson Institute funder
    26. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen funder
    27. Iraq War ringleader
    28. Islamophobe
    29. Israel lobby leader
    30. Israeli settlements funder
    31. Jewish activist
    32. Jewish billionaire
    33. Jewish gambling billionaire
    34. Jewish lobby leader
    35. Jewish nationalist
    36. Jewish neoconservative
    37. Jewish religious Zionist
    38. Jewish Zionist
    39. JINSA (Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs) funder
    40. Joseph Farah funder
    41. Karl Rove funder
    42. Likud supporter
    43. Miami Beach FL resident
    44. Moskowitz Foundation founder
    45. Moskowitz Prize for Zionism founder
    46. neocon billionaire
    47. Polish Jew
    48. pro-Israel activist
    49. pro-Israel militant
    50. religious Zionist
    51. WJC (Western Center for Journalism) funder
    52. Windsor Hills Baptist Church funder
    53. Yitzhak Shapira funder
    54. Zionist billionaire
    55. ZOA (Zionist Organization of America) funder

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