@georgegalloway why did u walk out of a debate today upon hearing that the student with whom you would be debating was Israeli?—
matt segal (@segal_matt) February 20, 2013
That is exactly what he did. During a debate at Christ Church College, Oxford, Galloway stormed out of the room upon learning that his would-be opponent was an Israeli citizen. His explanation? “I don’t recognize Israel and I don’t debate with Israel.”
Galloway, a noxious anti-Semite and member of the British Respect Party (yes, Respect Party), confronted his critics on Twitter:
George is getting tired of his critics:
Don’t like being accused of anti-Semitism, George? Then don’t be an anti-Semite.