Photo Surfaces Of Gingrich Embracing Yasser Arafat


Newt Gingrich made some waves last week when he called the Palestinians an “invented people.” His campaign subsequently said the former House speaker supports the creation of a Palestinian state, but Gingrich stood by his original comment. “All of which,” the Envoy’s Laura Rozen notes, makes a 1993 photo of Gingrich embracing PLO chairman Yasser Arafat “rather noteworthy.” Watch the Young Turks host Cenk Uygur discussing the issue yesterday: