A side-note to Gur’s excellent, news-making interview with Jonathan Tasini on Room Eight:
It’s kind of interesting that Tasini’s views on Israel have remained below the radar until this point, even if he is a protest candidate.
Here’s a picture of him back in March addressing a memorial event for Rachel Corrie, the pro-Palestinian American activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer while protesting the demolition of a home in the Gaza Strip. The event was organized after the New York cancellation of a biographical play, “My Name is Rachel Corrie.”
I don’t know what Tasini said there, but the text accompanying this photo gallery describes the event this way:
— Josh Benson