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The protests continue, almost two weeks after the death of George Floyd, following a troubling incident where a Minneapolis police officer was seen on video kneeling on the deceased man’s neck.
With an eye on November, the liberal media has fully exploited the ensuing national crisis to establish as fact that racism is a driving problem in America and that racial-driven police brutality is rampant — statistics don’t bear these things out — the outcry has even grown, with celebrities and sports personalities jumping in to push the established narrative.
Hip hop artist Ice Cube is one of the public figures weighing in, though he appears to commit the very sin he sets out to denounce.
Tweeting a mural that depicts a group of six elderly white men with distinctly Jewish characteristics playing a Monopoly-like board game on the backs of black slaves, the man with a reported net worth of $160 million tweeted: “F*CK THE NEW NORMAL UNTIL THEY FIX THE OLD NORMAL!”
FUCK THE NEW NORMAL UNTIL THEY FIX THE OLD NORMAL! pic.twitter.com/wNN3uwOb4K
— Ice Cube (@icecube) June 6, 2020
The message being the “new normal” of alleged rampant racism is overshadowed by the “old normal,” which is wealthy Jews controlling the world, as anti-Semites have claimed for centuries.
At least, according to Ice Cube, whose real name is O’Shea Jackson.
The only clear demand by those taking to the streets, other than justice, which is now in motion, is to defund police — a nonsensical demand that betrays the left-wing forces at play and would prove to harm low-income minority communities the most.
All four officers involved in the incident that preceded Floyd’s death have been fired, and all have now been charged for his death, to include a black police officer.
Two officers, to include the black cop, where rookies with just a matter of a few days of unsupervised service, and Derek Chauvin, who was pressing his knee in the back of Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, was their training officer.
Chauvin was initially charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, with the first charge having been upgraded to second-degree murder.
The other fired cops Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao, have been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, ABC News reported.
A conviction of second-degree murder carries a maximum penalty of 40 years behind bars, and manslaughter up to 10 — if Chauvin is found guilty of second-degree murder, all four ex-cops face up to 40 years in prison.
Turns out, Ice Cube has a history of anti-Semitic behavior, according to the Times of Israel.
The newspaper reported in 2015 that a Jewish man sued the recording artist for $2 million, claiming Ice Cube had his entourage beat him after he bumped into him. He also said Ice Cube unleashed a string of anti-Semitic epithets at him for wearing a yarmulke.
More from the Times of Israel:
Ice Cube has never had the most cordial relationship with the Jewish community. In 1991, the Simon Wiesenthal Center condemned his album “Death Certificate,” noting that many lyrics were racist and one of the songs called for the murder of a Jewish music industry figure. His song “No Vaseline” has been criticized for its line directed at his former group NWA, which he says “let a white Jew tell [them] what to do.”
So, in the eyes of social media users, Ice Cube appears to believe that in order to fight racists you have to be a racist.
Here’s a quick sampling of responses to the story from Twitter:
Cube, this is an Anti-Semitic trope. Please take it down as it suggests Jews control everything. And trust me, we don’t. Because if Jews controlled everything, I would be rich af & Donald Trump would be in prison #DoBetter
— Tara Dublin (@taradublinrocks) June 6, 2020
Wow, with all that’s going on in the world, I totally forgot you straight up hate Jews.
— neontaster (@neontaster) June 7, 2020
Well, targeting the Jews is a historically proven tactic for authoritarians.
You know, like literally Hitler.
— Howard Beale’s hate child (@BealeHateChild) June 7, 2020
You’re not helping. At all. Racism killed 6 million Jews. They aren’t your enemy.
— Rasha Al Aqeedi (@RashaAlAqeedi) June 6, 2020
You racist. Delete your account.
— (((GnasherJew®גנאשר))) #LabourAntisemitism (@GnasherJew) June 6, 2020
This not cool. Not at all. It is antisemitic and makes an enemy out of those who continue to fight with us. Our Jewish allies don’t deserve such vile tropes.
You should be ashamed, sir.
— President Kamala’s Hand (STILL) (@DearDean22) June 6, 2020
You know Ice, if the only thing you have to use is something that is racist and oppressive towards another minority group, it really is time to rethink your whole argument.
— David Collier (@mishtal) June 6, 2020
Seriously? You’re fighting racism with antisemitism?
— Nir Kahn (@Nir_Kahn) June 6, 2020
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