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    • Eli
    • 17.02.10 | 23:00 (IST)

    ... a USA congressional representative. Did people elect J-Street or do they exist as a Lobby group. and if they are not democratically elected representatives of the constituents of the USA only representatives of persons with money who can sponsor a Federal Lobby group, then why must they be confused for the former? The Former, being a representative of the American People, an ally of israel, most certainly deserves respect and time of Israeli politicians. But LOBBYIST DO NOT DESERVE THIS, THAT IS A PRIVILEDGE, PRIVILEDGE IS NOT A RIGHT, YOU HAVE NO CLAIM TO PRIVILEDGE. The Foreign Ministry is happy to arrange such meetings for U.S. Congress members currently in Israel, without any mediators. The Foreign Ministry is troubled by the attempt to dictate who will be present at such meetings, which is unacceptable in diplomatic life." So how is the above quote in Disrepute, with the policy in place?

    from the article: U.S. lawmakers in Israel 'puzzled' by Ayalon boycott
    First published 17:31 17.02.10 | Last updated 20:04 17.02.10
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