Monday, 4 March 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Israel campaigner Hoffman slams critics & backs Cooper for Tory Youth Leader.

Stephen Hoffman will not be running for Tory Youth Chairman, this year at least, he's decided to back Oliver Cooper for the top job, tbg can reveal.

The Conservative Party politician and pro-Israel campaigner with the Zionist Federation, Hoffman gives us an insight into his personal views in the Middle East conflict and the way it is portrayed by the media. Stephen answers accusations that Israel's response to Palestinian opposition & protest is heavy handed.

Hoffman calls George Galloway's actions "disgraceful" and tells tbg that some people are blinded by hatred, but he loves Coca-Cola. He also calls upon those in UKIP youth who are Pro-Palestinian not to disproportionately bash Israel.

Hello Stephen, what did you have for breakfast?

"Tea and cereal."

There’s been a lot of anti-Israel chatter recently with George Galloway, UKIP Youth etc. Being involved with Pro-Israeli organisations what do you think about such discourse?

"I’m not a spokesperson for the Israeli Government, all I ask for is a fair hearing in the media and political discourse. Unfortunately, some people are so blinded by hatred of Israel treating them as the devil incarnate. Often this is done in ways that demonise Israel and challenges Israel’s right to exist. I think in the interests of fairness this has to be challenged and I see my role as doing this.

"What George Galloway did was absolutely disgraceful and I would urge those in UKIP youth who are Pro Palestinian not to constantly bash Israel disproportionately that achieves nothing."

Do you believe that a Palestinian State should exist, and reach Jerusalem?

"I personally support the two state solution and also believe a Palestinian State should exist. In terms of Jerusalem I believe this should be the capital of both states and this would obviously need to be discussed at final status negotiations."

Hoff Stuff, you must be awfully Hoff all the time, what’s your fav’ fizzy pop beverage?

"- Coca-Cola"

Are Israels’ response to Palestinian opposition & protest heavy handed?

"No. Of course the loss of lives on any side is a tragedy. Unfortunately the way groups like Hamas work is they fire from civilian areas and use civilians as human shields, as well as indiscriminately targeting Israelis. Israel does its best to avoid deaths when defending itself, but this is extremely hard due to the way groups like Hamas work.

"Whilst groups like Hamas show such disregard for lives on both sides, unfortunately the Palestinian people through no fault of their own would suffer.

"It is important to note in all of this that still Israel comes under frequent attack. For instance since 2005 when Israel pulled out of Gaza, over 8,000 rockets have hit Israel from Gaza. The duty of any nation is to protect its citizens and this is what Israel is trying to do".

Why do you love politics?

"I love politics because it gives you the chance in however small a way to put your ideas into action."

Are rumours true you’ve been nominated to become the next Conservative Future Chairman?


Do you want to be Conservative Future Chairman?

"Not yet no, for the future who knows. I am firmly behind Oli Cooper who will make an excellent CF Chairman if elected."


Anonymous said...

Get his number for me BG He is HOT!

Anonymous said...

The kiss of death from Hoff has been administered. Don't accept it Cooper!!!

Anonymous said...

Who is hoff backing for membership? Does he think jasmine is hoff stuff?

Anonymous said...

I heard Richard Allen and The Hoff were having an argument at Spoons last week! Is it true they were fighting over teamjasmine?

Richard Allen said...

Ha, we weren't having an argument....just a discussion on Palestine/Israel. Have to love internet rumours.

Stephen Hoffman said...

Lol. Having a friendly discussion on Israel. Agree with Richard, internet rumours.. gotta love them.

Anonymous said...

Oily Cooper has friends in high places. Ahem. UKIP wannabe. Lies, lies, lies and more lies

Anonymous said...

Hoffman. Get a life. So sad. Richard Allen would back anyone who could win. Complete disaster. And his websites, which he charges CF a fortune for, are complete crap too. Get a day job

Richard Allen said...

I backed Matt, he withdrew and now I'm not backing anyone. The websites aren't charged, they are provided, updated and hosted for free and I have a very enjoyable day job already

Anonymous said...

If we are to believe you are telling the truth, Richard Allen, then surely this means you are NOT backing #TeamJasmine? Yet again you are lying and being a snake. We told you jasmine! Stay away from this guy. He just wants you to lose. Funny how a bunch of nasty jasmine hate has emerged on some tbg posts today. Oh and wait, Richard has been online!

Anonymous said...

Hoff who else are you backing besides Oil slick cooper?

Anonymous said...

Allen you dark dark horse! I saw you out with another girl. not gabriella or jasmine! Cheating already? Outrageous.

Anonymous said...

Is Oil slick cooper behind the Richard Allan hate? I saw them having a fight last week by Players!

I'm a hoc researcher said...

Hoff don't lie. We saw you checking out jasmine in Wetherspoons last Monday. We also heard you agree she has a hot ass.

Anonymous said...

I heard Sarah Jane hates jasmine because she had a crush on Richard Allen and he turned her down. BURN!!!!

Anonymous said...

is it true what they're saying about s-os and just deighton? shameful if true

Anonymous said...

@4.19 what are they saying? prey tell us

Anonymous said...

Richard Allen please just man up. Get some balls about you and tell us the truth! Who are you backing? What is going on with teamtotty and are you really the venom of the elections?

Anonymous said...

Don't you just love how hilarious these blog comments are! As soon as anyone is associated with jasmine Rahman they get ripped on the blogs - must be tough dating a CF celeb! For what it's worth I've no idea if rumours are true, but jasmines a pretty girl and Richard is a nice guy so they'd be cute together

Anonymous said...

Allen you dark horse get back in your pen and leave the pretty Tory ponies alone! TEAMTOTTY to win membership!

Anonymous said...

This love triangle gossip is blatantly an attempt by Hoff to divide and conquer so he can claim the title of CF love machine. Cheeky devil.

Anonymous said...

I'm going to stick up for Richard, he is actually a really nice and honest person. One of the friendlier cf'ers.

All this hate looks like it is coming from the same person, and there is only one person who has referred to Richard as a snake - Cooper.

Oli why don't you man up and grow some balls and tell people why you got fired? or who is funding your campaign? Or why you constantly lie to everyone?

Anonymous said...

This is pathetic.

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