Romney Trapped by the Israel Lobby Spider?

July 22, 2012 11:57 by

Commenting on US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s upcoming visit to Israel, The Independent’s Rupert Cornwell employs some disturbing imagery to describe the so-called “Israel Lobby.”

Where does Cornwell get his colorful description from? Try this anti-Semitic propaganda cartoon straight from the pages of the Nazi publication Der Stürmer in the 1930s:

Caption: “Sucked dry.” Explanation: The caricature suggests the Jews are sucking the economic life from Gentiles. It is one of numerous Stürmer cartoons comparing Jews to inhuman and unpleasant creatures. (February 1930)

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