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Sen. Lindsey Graham Accuses The U.N. Of Becoming 'Anti-Semitic'

Someone needs to explain to Lindsey Graham that holding the Israeli government accountable for their actions doesn't necessarily make them "anti-Semitic."
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During yet another edition of Sen. Lindsey Graham blames President Obama for every problem that exists on the face of the earth, the viewers at CNN were treated to a barrage of advice and insults from Graham on everything from Iraq, to Syria, to the situation with Russia and Ukraine.

President Obama wasn't Graham's only target during his rant. He attacked the United Nations as well with no push back from host Candy Crowley about the fact that holding the Israeli government accountable for their actions does not necessarily make someone "anti-Semitic."

Graham: UN Becoming 'Anti-Semitic':

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday accused the United Nations of anti-semitism over the Human Rights Council's decision to investigate whether Israel violated international law during its ground operation in Gaza.

"I would, when it came to Israel, condemn the UN Human Rights report that holds Israel responsible for the activity here," Graham said on CNN's "State of the Union." "The UN Human Rights report is a joke. The UN is becoming more anti-Israeli, anti-Semitic."

Graham said that he, along with other senators, will "push back against this report."

The UN has not officially accused Israel of war crimes, but Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, said that Israel might not be doing enough to protect civilians in Gaza.

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