Mark Lincoln - Political Double Speak - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 17.02.07 | 07:29 (IST)

    I never bought the smear. And that's just what it is. What any American pol says to Haaretz or JPost isn't their full view. It's a view tailored to the audience. Just as when Bush talks on al Jazeera, he almost sounds like he had a brain transplant. The line McCain feeds to the media in South Carolina is vastly different than what he'll say in Oregon or California. Politicians simply omit parts of their views, depending on the audience. I doubt seriously that Obama would give the same speech, with the same emphases to both AIPAC and AAI. Can you picture Hillary giving her AIPAC speech to an AAI audience? I cannot think of any politician who does say the same thing with the same emphasis to all audiences. Can you?

    from the article: Sen. Obama: U.S. must support Israel's right to self defense
    First published 00:00 16.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.02.07
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