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Teddy Roosevelt’s great-great-great grandson is anti-Israel protester at Princeton

Speak softly and carry a giant keffiyah?

The great-great-great grandson of President Teddy Roosevelt seems to have traded the Rough Riders for Hamas and Hezbollah, as he vocally helps the anti-Israel tent encampments erupting at universities throughout the nation.

Quentin Colon Roosevelt, 18, a freshman at Princeton University who additionally as soon as served as Washington DC’s youngest elected official, is staunchly anti-Israel regardless of his well-known ancestor’s assist for a Jewish state.

Quentin Colón Roosevelt in a blue button down shirt and a brown and dark blue tie
Quentin Colon Roosevelt, 18, is staunchly anti-Israel regardless of his well-known ancestor’s assist for a Jewish state. X @QColonRoosevelt

Roosevelt needs the Ivy League college, the place he serves on the coed authorities, to “divest” from Israel and has vowed “we will not stop, we will not rest” in a current publish on X that included a picture of a hand-drawn Palestinian flag.

The teen, who additionally labored to re-elect ‘Squad” member Summer Lee this spring, retweeted a post from the far left rep likening Israel’s struggle in opposition to Hamas to a “genocide.”

Roosevelt additionally accused Israel of committing “massacres in Gaza,” however doesn’t seem to have condemned Hamas’ horrific Oct. 7 terrorist assaults which left at least 1,200 Israelis useless.

The Bull Moose nepo child has implied he’s even helped set up the anti-Israel demonstrations at Princeton, the place college students have displayed the Hezbollah flag, chanted for “intifada revolution,” and shoved Jewish counterprotesters.

“We’ve set up a peaceful student protest in solidarity with our peers at Columbia, Yale, UT Austin, and other universities nationwide,” Roosevelt wrote on X on the primary day of protests.

Princeton has seen greater than a dozen college students arrested because the protests started April 25, and Roosevelt has been outspoken in opposition to the police motion.

X post by @QColonRoosevelt showing a hand drawn palestinian flag over a hand written schedule for the encampment
Princeton has seen greater than a dozen college students arrested because the protests started Thursday, April 25, and Roosevelt has been outspoken in opposition to the police motion. X @QColonRoosevelt

“You can threaten us, but you cannot silence us @Princeton,” the faculty freshman wrote on X.

Roosevelt tried to cross an modification in Princeton’s pupil authorities condemning the arrests, however an Eleventh-hour effort mounted by the college’s Jewish pupil physique pressured the vote to be rescheduled.

Theodore Roosevelt, who supported the Balfour declaration — issued by the British Government in 1917 throughout World War supporting the institution of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine, then an Ottoman area — had a really completely different angle towards Israel than his distant descendent.

Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was the primary US president to nominate a Jew to his cupboard, and lauded Jews who served beneath him when he was commissioner of the NYPD. Getty Images

“It seems to me that it is entirely proper to start a Zionist state around Jerusalem,” Roosevelt famously mentioned in 1918, at the top of World War I.

The twenty sixth president, who himself was a Harvard man, was the primary US president to nominate a Jew to his cupboard, and lauded Jews who served beneath him when he was commissioner of the NYPD.

President Roosevelt criticized Russian Czar Nicholas II after the 1903 Kishniev pogrom, through which marauders killed 49 Jews and raped 600 Jewish ladies after rumors unfold {that a} Jew murdered a Christian baby.

Quentin Colon Roosevelt didn’t reply to the Post’s request for remark.

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