In a recent E. Michael Jones lecture, "
," he mentioned that Vice President Biden admitted that Jews played a key role in the Supreme Court's Obergefell v. Hodges
decision last June.
After discussing Jews' influence in Hollywood and the mass media, Biden said:
“Think - behind of all that, I bet you 85 percent of those [social-political] changes, whether it's in Hollywood or social media, are a consequence of Jewish leaders in the industry. The influence is immense, the influence is immense. And, I might add, it is all to the good,” he said. “We talk about it in terms of the incredible accomplishments and contributions” of individual Jews, Biden went on, but it's more profound than that “because the values, the values are so deep and so engrained in American culture, in our Constitution.”
“I believe what affects the [social-political] movements in America, what affects our attitudes in America are as much the culture and the arts as anything else,” said Biden. “It wasn't anything we [politicians] legislatively did,” he went on. “It was [such television shows as] ‘Will and Grace,' it was the social media. Literally. That's what changed peoples' attitudes. That's why I was so certain that the vast majority of people would embrace, and rapidly embrace” same-sex marriage.
Jennifer Epstein, “Biden: 'Jewish heritage is American heritage',” Politico
, May 21, 2013. (http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/05/biden-jewish-heritage-is-american-heritage-164525.html
Daniel Halper, “Biden Talks of 'Outsized Influence' of Jews: 'The Influence Is Immense',” The Weekly Standard
, May 22, 2013. (http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/biden-talks-outsized-influence-jews-influence-immense_728765.html
)Oremus pro Judæis.