Posted on December 10, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“N-- no, I don't agree with [the Palestinians being an "invented people"]. And that's just stirrin' up trouble. And I-- I believe in a non-interventionist foreign policy. I don't think we should get in the middle of these squabbles. But to go out of our way and say that so-and-so is not a real people? Technically and historically, yes-- you know, under the Ottoman Empire, the Palestinians didn't have a state, but neither did Israel have a state then too….But-- historically, it-- it-- you know, under the Ottoman Empire, that i-- that is-- technically-- correct.”


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