Jon Lovitz’s Critiques Sanders, the Democratic ‘Squad’ over stance on Israel

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By Carina

Jon Lovitz, the comedic actor and staunch supporter of Israel, recently expressed his strong opinions against Senator Bernie Sanders and members of the Democratic “Squad” over their stance on Israel.

In an interview with Fox News Digital, Lovitz, who is Jewish, referred to Sanders as a “self-loathing Jew” and criticized his political ideology.

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Lovitz’s humorous take on Sanders’ ‘Democratic Socialist’ label

Lovitz’s comments focused on Sanders’ self-description as a “Democratic Socialist,” which he equated humorously to being a “Jew for Jesus.”

He explained his view of the difference between a communist and a Democratic Socialist, saying, “A Democratic Socialist is somebody you vote for, and then they take all your money and give back what they think you need. A communist — they just appoint themselves.”

Lovitz criticizes Squad’s Israel stance, accuses them of antisemitism

He also addressed the Squad’s stance on Israel, accusing them of being “horribly antisemitic.”

Sanders and the Squad’s opposition to funding Israel was a particular point of contention for Lovitz.

Lovitz mocks Sanders’ wealth, laments Party’s pro-Israel shift

He highlighted Sanders’ financial situation, mocking the senator’s ownership of three homes on a $174,000 salary. Lovitz impersonated Sanders, suggesting hypocrisy in his views on wealth.

Lovitz, who describes himself as socially liberal but fiscally conservative, lamented the Democratic Party’s shift from its traditionally pro-Israel stance.

Squad’s BDS support criticism, allegations against Rep. Rashida Tlaib

He criticized the Squad’s support for the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement against Israel, alleging that they would prefer to redirect funds from Israel to Hamas.

Turning his criticism towards Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Lovitz referred to a Fox News Digital report about her participation in a secret Facebook group that praised Hamas.

He accused Tlaib of spreading lies about Israel and not retracting statements even after they were disproven.

Lovitz on Israel, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, and climate views

Lovitz argued that wanting to “get rid of Israel” is inherently antisemitic because Israel is a Jewish state.

In addition to his comments on Israel, Lovitz also criticized Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., not for her stance on Israel but for her views on climate change and reproduction.

He mocked her suggestion that people should consider not having children due to climate change, calling it “moronic.”

Lovitz on Israel-Hamas divide, cease-fire critique

When asked about the divide among liberals on the Israel-Hamas conflict, Lovitz attributed it to “Jealousy, fear and misinformation.”

He discussed the historical context of Palestinians in Israel, referring to them as Jordanian refugees and emphasizing the coexistence of Israelis and Palestinians within Israel.

Lovitz concluded by criticizing calls for a cease-fire with Hamas, questioning the logic of negotiating with a group that, in his view, is committed to Israel’s destruction.

Lovitz advocates for democratic government in Gaza

He advocated for establishing a democratic government in Gaza, emphasizing the potential benefits such as education and healthcare improvements.

Lovitz, known for his work on “Saturday Night Live” and films like “A League of Their Own” and “Rat Race,” continues to make appearances on Byron Allen’s game show “Funny You Should Ask” and performs stand-up comedy, including regular performances at The Laugh Factory in Las Vegas.

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