Obama, Did You Bring Any Presents?

The Israeli left is still waiting for a president to come here and, like a police officer, bring peace to our country in the name of American values, as America has done in Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan and other places the Israeli left never mentions.

In their rare visits to this neck of the woods, popes never speak with Israeli leaders, although the new finance minister would love to be photographed with a clean-shaven member of the clergy, a senior representative of Western culture. On the other hand, American presidents invariably leave behind video clips that can be used over and over again in Israeli election campaigns. Visits by American presidents to...