|By Israel Insider|
The National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) called on mainstream media outlets to stop inviting Ann Coulter as a guest commentator/pundit and strongly condemned her comments that Jews should be "perfected" by accepting the New Testament and that America would be better off if Judaism were "thrown away" and all Americans were Christian.
During the October 8 edition of CNBC's The Big Idea, host Donny Deutsch asked right-wing pundit Ann Coulter: "If you had your way ... and your dreams, which are genuine, came true ... what would this country look like?"
Coulter responded, "It would look like New York City during the  Republican National Convention. In fact, that's what I think heaven is going to look like." She described the convention as follows: "People were happy.
They're Christian. They're tolerant. They defend America." Deutsch then asked, "It would be better if we were all Christian?" to which Coulter responded, "Yes." Later in the discussion, Deutsch said to her: "[Y]ou said we should throw Judaism away and we should all be Christians," and Coulter again replied, "Yes." When pressed by Deutsch regarding whether she wanted to be like "the head of Iran" and "wipe Israel off the Earth," Coulter stated: "No, we just want Jews to be perfected, as they say. ... That's what Christianity is. We believe the Old Testament, but ours is more like Federal Express. You have to obey laws."
After a commercial break, Deutsch said that "Ann said she wanted to explain her last comment," and asked her, "So you don't think that was offensive?"
Coulter responded: "No. I'm sorry. It is not intended to be. I don't think you should take it that way, but that is what Christians consider themselves: perfected Jews. We believe the Old Testament. As you know from the Old Testament, God was constantly getting fed up with humans for not being able to live up to all the laws. What Christians believe — this is just a statement of what the New Testament is — is that that's why Christ came and died for our sins. Christians believe the Old Testament. You don't believe our testament." Coulter later said: "We consider ourselves perfected Christians. For me to say that for you to become a Christian is to become a perfected Christian is not offensive at all."
"While Ann Coulter has freedom of speech, news outlets should exercise their freedom to use better judgment," said NJDC Executive Director Ira N. Forman. "Just as media outlets don't invite those who believe that Martians walk the earth to frequently comment on science stories, it's time they stop inviting Ann Coulter to comment on politics."
"How does someone who says that Judaism should be thrown out, that Jews should be 'perfected' and that America would be better off were everyone Christian continue to receive a megaphone and platform from the news networks?" continued Forman. "When will the media say 'enough is enough?'"
RLCC Comment: "How does someone who says that Judaism should be thrown out, that Jews should be 'perfected' and that America would be better off were everyone Christian continue to receive a megaphone and platform from the news networks?" continued Forman. "When will the media say 'enough is enough?'"
Ann Coulter has the wrong vision of Christianity. May God bless her so she may receive the true message. However, the statement made by Ira N. Forman couldn't be more wrong.
False-Judaism that rejects Jesus should be thrown off. Everyone, including all ethnic Hebrews would ultimately be perfected by turning to the message and exemplary life of Jesus. America and the whole world and all existence would be better off were everyone a real Christian. That is the truth. There's nothing false in it.
Ira N. Forman doesn't like Jesus, because Ira doesn't want to do what Jesus called for. Jesus though only called for what is right. Ira is against what is right. God, bless him with the truth.
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