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Candidate For Congress Joe Kaufman Defends NYPD, Tells CAIR Representative He Should Be Watched "24/7" By Law Enforcement
March 4, 2012
CAIR's Cyrus McGoldrick supports leader of Palestinian terrorist group
Republican Candidate for Congress Joe Kaufman defended the New York Police Department (NYPD), during a live spirited debate with the New York representative of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Cyrus McGoldrick, on South Florida's 880AM ‘Let's Talk About It.' They were on the show to discuss the controversy regarding the NYPD surveillance program, which targets a radical segment of the New York area Muslim community. Kaufman took the side of the police, while McGoldrick has been leading the fight against them.
Kaufman pulled no punches, as he identified CAIR's ties to Hamas and defended the NYPD's vigilance, reminding us that New York was the target of a number of attacks – including the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, the September 11th attacks, and the failed Times Square bombing – and still is.
Kaufman boldly made an example of CAIR's McGoldrick himself, exposing the fact that McGoldrick has stated on the web his support for Khader Adnan, a West Bank leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, a group that Kaufman revealed conducts suicide bombings against Israeli civilians.
Kaufman stated, "[I]f an individual is posting online their support and prayers for a senior member of Palestinian Islamic Jihad… they should be watched 24/7 by the NYPD." McGoldrick replied, "I probably am. I probably am."
Kaufman is running for U.S. Congress in Florida's District 23. The seat is currently held by the head of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz.