'Where's Obama? Anywhere but Israel.
The latest Emergency Committee for Israel ad points out that President Obama has traveled all over the world, but hasn't been to Israel since becoming president:
"As the dangers to Israel mount, where's Obama?," the voiceover in the ad asks. "Anywhere but Israel."
The Emergency Committee explains its ad:
He's quite a world traveler. But not to Israel. An oversight? Or an indication? According to a front-page story in the Washington Post two weeks ago, Obama has pursued a strategy of putting "daylight" between the U.S. and Israel. He's traveled to the Middle East multiple times -- to accept an award in Saudi Arabia, to give a major speech in Cairo, to hold town hall meetings in Turkey -- but never stopped to visit our closest ally in the region.
Today ECI released a 30-second TV ad called "Postcards" that highlights Obama's "daylight" strategy. In a significant buy, it will appear today and Monday on MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News in Washington and New York, and through next week on broadcast and cable in Florida, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.