Middle America has its own rhythyms. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lou Medel
    • 09.11.09 | 06:16 (IST)

    "The true America, Netanyahu says, begins 70 miles west of New York and ends 70 miles east of Los Angeles, and within this enormous space, Israel has millions of loyal supporters." PM Natanyahu Millions may be true. But Middle America has hundreds of millions and they do not support Israeli behavior. President Obama was not dependant on American Jewish votes. He was dependant on the Average American who sent him their tiny contributions which added up to more that twice the Republican war-chest. The American Jewish relationship with the Natanyahu/Lieberman types are shakey. They may still love Israel, obliquely, but defending the indefensible? Israeli use of the "N" word to describe our President doesn't win much support. And believe it, Pres. Obama will not be satisfied until the Palestinians find Justice. Salaam/Shalom

    from the article: Does Obama delay in scheduling Netanyahu meet point to crisis?
    First published 00:57 09.11.09 | Last updated 09:57 09.11.09
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