CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON UNESCO JERUSALEM RESOLUTION

October 16, 2016
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the draft resolution passed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The controversial revisionist resolution, which the United States and European nations opposed, described Jerusalem's Temple Mount as a Muslim holy site without any reference to its historical Jewish or Christian ties.

"Many people have told me that they have heard the following greeting upon entering the alternate reality known as UNESCO: Welcome to UNESCO, where we live in the land of make believe. The 'S' in our name actually stands for science fiction. We at UNESCO don't care about historical facts and some of our members are rabidly anti-Semitic and anti-Christian. That's why we at UNESCO like to pass bigoted resolutions, such as this silly one that revises history and denies the known Jewish and Christian connections to the Temple Mount. Please visit our alternate universe often, where you will see unicorns and flying dragons. But in the UNESCO alt-reality, you won't encounter any Jews or Christians because they don't exist."

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