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Tue Sep 10, 2019, 01:08 AM

Toronto boycott of Middle East's only democracy backfires

https://www.cjnews.com/news/canada/bds-campaign-targeting-toronto-businesses-backfires?fbclid=IwAR0X-FhPDI6DYn_rYLx0YdWOCVzFDJvW4N425ngpkK_7FLXYTVMXDsFXFKk

It’s a safe bet to say that Firas al-Najim’s boycott efforts didn’t go the way he hoped they would.

About a week after the anti-Israel agitator posted videos on his Facebook page calling for a boycott of Toronto businesses that support Israel, the owner of one of the targets of his campaign, the Taste of Israel grocery store, said sales had more than doubled.

And if the comments section of his pro-BDS Facebook page are any indication, the response there didn’t go so well, either.

Many of the commenters commended al-Najim for telling them about businesses they can patronize. Others took aim at BDS, calling it anti-Semitic and propagandistic. One person came up with the catchy phrase, “they do the labelling, we do the buying.”.....

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Tue Sep 10, 2019, 07:48 AM

1. BDS...the latest example of dem-lefty equality and inclusiveness for all*

*except those who don't agree with them.

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