A former US congresswoman claimed on Twitter that an Israeli photographer had been on hand for massacres in Nice and Munich, which she thinks proves that Israel had a hand in both attacks.
Cynthia McKinney, a Democrat and former member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia, posted a video on Twitter with the message: “Same Israeli photographer captures Nice and Munich tragedies. How likely is that? Remember the Dancing Israelis?…”
The video claims that Richard Gutjahr, a German journalist married to former Israeli Knesset member Einat Wilf, had been present for both a rampage by a truck driver in Nice, France, earlier this month that left 84 dead, and a shooting at a mall in Munich in which nine teenagers were killed.
Same Israeli photographer captures Nice and Munich tragedies. How likely is that? Remember the Dancing Israelis?… https://t.co/QH2j9HqQHY
— Cynthia McKinney PhD (@cynthiamckinney) July 24, 2016
Gutjahr’s Twitter profile shows he posted pictures from Nice but not from Munich. He is not known to have taken Israeli citizenship.
“Dancing Israelis” refers to a widely discredited conspiracy theory that five Israeli men were arrested in New Jersey on September 11, 2001, after being seen celebrating the terror attack.
In an earlier tweet, McKinney had asked “why were they dancing in the park as Americans were dying? Why were they in the park in the first place?”
McKinney, who served Georgia in the US House of Representatives from 1992 to 2002, was known during her term for making incendiary remarks and has been accused of anti-Semitism in the past. In 2002, she lost the Democratic primary, a day after her father appeared on TV saying “Jews have bought everybody … J-E-W-S.”
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