Brooklyn Hippies? Really, hippies? What decade does James Kirchick live in? Which leftists or progressives supported the likes of any Middle East dictator? Zero. None. However, money from right wingers certainly did provide support. Everything else stated by the author added up to total nonsense. The film is idiotic and stupid. It is racist.
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