Is Obama Pro-Israel?
8:05 AM, Sep 19, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
The debate intensifies around Obama's treatment of Israel. Today, the Emergency Committee for Israel goes behind enemy lines, running a full page advertisement in the New York Times that explains to President Obama what he should do if he wants to stand with Israel this week at the United Nations.
On the other side of the debate, New York magazine has a pathetic cover story by John Heilemann, titled “‘The First Jewish President:’ The truth? Barack Obama is the best friend Israel has right now.” How credulous an Obama apologist do you have to be to believe that? It’s one thing to argue what the Obama administration has itself argued when it’s being candid—that it’s correcting a pro-Israel tilt of previous administrations. It’s another to pretend Obama is Israel’s BFF.
Here’s one example of Obama as great friend of Israel:
And that clever ploy has really worked out well!
One good thing about the article: It features images from the Emergency Committee for Israel's ad campaign.
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