Sarah Palin's Passover Statement
The former candidate for vice president tweaks Obama.
10:26 AM, Mar 30, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
Sarah Palin put out a statement last night marking the beginning of Passover:
Perhaps the White House Seder ended with a call of ‘next year in West Jerusalem, the only part of the city Jews should be allowed to live or build in,’ but Palin's statement hits home, paying tribute to the historic connection between the Jewish people and the (entire) city of Jerusalem, while riffing off the Obama administration’s often repeated but utterly dissonant statements about the “unshakable” bonds between the United States and Israel. In fact, this administration seems determined to undermine that alliance to the greatest extent conditions will allow (the conditions being an American public and Congress that still overwhelmingly prefer Israel’s liberal, Western democracy to the authoritarian, corrupt, terror-supporting enclaves that might comprise a Palestinian state if the Palestinians would ever eschew terror for peace).
Still, for the anti-Palin left, surely this statement will set off another round of handwringing and worry that, horror of horrors, “even on the difficult issues she supports Israel.”