J’Lem Mayoral Hopeful Prefers Death To Gay Pride

Russian-Israeli businessman Arcadi Gaydamak doesn’t mince words when it comes to the gays.

Gaydamak, who hopes to be Jerusalem’s next mayor, said Monday that he’d rather die than allow another gay pride in the holy city:

When I’m elected mayor, I would die before allowing the pride parade to be held in Jerusalem. They want to be proud? They’re allowed to. They want to demonstrate? Fine. But the streets of Jerusalem are a symbol, and parading on them would be an aggressive act against our tradition, against our values and against our morale. I would lie on the ground in order to block the march and would even die before I approve the pride parade in the city.

Gaydamak also criticized current Jerusalem mayor Uri Lupolianski for allowing pride in exchange for “political gain.”

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  • CitizenGeek

    Jerusalem, of all cities, really doesn’t need a mayor like that.

  • Darth Paul

    He’s a complete piece of sh!t and a typical Russian bigot with cash. Unfortunately, that’s what Israel panders to these days (along w/the likes of Pat Robertson).

  • GoodBuddy

    Give me bigotry or give me death. – Arcadi Gaydamak

  • Chanzelle Dubois

    Is this guy for real ?

  • reversion

    “I would lie on the ground in order to block the march and would even die before I approve the pride parade in the city.”

    This calls for platform boots.

  • nikko

    Then die, asshole.

  • Len

    “I would . . . die before I approve the pride parade.”

    Works for me, you bigoted cunt.

  • DairyQueen

    I am really getting over these Russian Religious Extremist. They all seem to forget what it was like to be sepressed and have no freedoms. We have the same problem here in Northern California with the fucking Ukrianian Churches. They spread their hateful bullshit here. They all need to go to Saudi Arabia or Iran. Let them try to push their Xtian agenda there. Oh yeah they would be put to death. I wish they would all go away.

  • tracy johnson

    “Holy ironic names, Jerusalem!”

  • BobP

    The oppressed can’t wait to become the oppressors.
    He sounds like a big drama queen to me. Maybe we should ask him to put in writing and hold him to it.

  • Nick

    Its amazing that as a descendant of the holocaust, where thousands of homos were also killed, the Jews are standing in the way of freedom and equality for gays.

  • Mr C

    OMG………Some one non-Black is HOMOPHOBIC

    Where in the fuck is Chittyshitty-Y now. I forgot he only complains when it’s alleged by Blacks.

    What an idiot!

  • nikko

    As an Italian Canadian immigrant myself, I seethe with anger when I see other cultures disrespecting North America. Don’t like our freedoms/values? Then go the fuck back home. Shout it from the rooftops before extremists take over. The government is too lazy/scared top do anything about problematic immigrant extremists who refuse to adapt to our culture.

  • princedeligne

    I’ll be happy to walk on or over him if he really wants to lie on the ground to prevent the . Are there any non stop flights from JFK or LGA to Jerusalem? Sad person indeed. Someone should stamp a yellow star on his forehead and a pink triangle on his ass.

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