Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump Says His Visit To Israel’s World Holocaust Remembrance Center Was “SO AMAZING.” (PICTURES)

Today Donald Trump, who famously said of Jewish people "The only kind of people I want counting my money are little short guys that wear yarmulkes every day" briefly visited Israel’s World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Yad Vashem, in Jerusalem.

Trump summed up the experience in the museum’s guest book as - all caps -  “SO AMAZING.

Initial reports in Israeli and Jewish media suggested that Trump only planned to visit the memorial for 15 minutes, the Trump’s team ended up setting aside close to 30 minutes for the visit, according to media reports.

Before he left, Trump briefly (very briefly) stopped to sign the memorial’s guest book...

It is a great honor to be here with all of my friends - SO AMAZING and will NEVER FORGET!

Times of Israel correspondent Raoul Wootliff tweeted out an image of the note...


Wootliff later tweeted of Trump's seemingly truncated note that...

"He forgot: "See you next summer"

For comparison here is President Barack Obama note when he visited Yad Vashem back in 2008...

"I am grateful to Yad Vashem and all of those responsible for this remarkable institution. At a time of great peril and promise, war and strife, we are blessed to have such a powerful reminder of man's potential for great evil, but also our own capacity to rise up from tragedy and remake our world. Let our children come here, and know their history, so that they can add their voices to proclaim 'never again.' And may we remember those who perished, not only as victims, but also as individuals who hoped and loved and dreamed like us, and who have become symbols of the human spirit."

Here is a photo of that strikingly different message...


Again, for comparison, here is the message Hillary Clinton left at the museum when she visited as Secretary Of State in 2009"...

"Yad Vashem is a testament to the power of truth in the face of denial, the resilience of the human spirit in the face of despair, the triumph of the Jewish people over murder and destruction and a reminder to all people that the lessons of the Holocaust must never be forgotten. God bless Israel and its future."

Here is a photo of that note...


And finally here is George W. Bush's entry into the Yad Vashem guestbook in '08 that makes Trump look positively verbose...


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