Obama, Democrats and Israel

A  friend who is conservative and  Jewish asks a question: “Given Obama’s hostile treatment of  Israel, isn’t it time for Jews to have their Ronald Reagan moment?”

By that, he means when the Gipper said, “I didn’t leave the Democratic Party. The party left me.”

Without doubt, the party under Barack Obama has left those Jews who view Israel’s security as threatened.

Obama recently told a New York Times interviewer, “Because Israel is so capable militarily, I don’t worry about Israel’s survival.”

That’s shocking, considering Iran’s threat to wipe Israel off the map once it gets nukes. And even as Obama spoke, the Jewish state was in a mini-war with Hamas, which vows to eliminate Israel and is supported by Iran.

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