Black Trailblazers Obama and Beauty Queen Aynaw to Talk About ... Pollard?

Have Israeli leaders co-opted the country's beauty queen to raise the issue of Jonathan Pollard with President Obama because she is Ethiopian? Do they think Obama will reconsider Pollard just because another black person asks him to?

My excitement about all the publicity surrounding Israel’s newest beauty queen has dropped as swiftly as an evening gown during a backstage quick-change before the talent competition.