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Levin: What Kind of Commander-in-Chief Would Nominate Chuck Hagel?

lviathan Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:09 PM
Hatred of America? Do you listen to what comes out of your mouth? I am betting you heard a talk show host say this and now you just repeat it. Think before you talk, more people will respect you.

At the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Conference in 2008, then-Senator Obama stood before thousands of pro-Israel Americans and declared what appeared to be support for Israel. He explained that “the bond between Israel and the United States is rooted in more than our shared national interest; it’s rooted in the shared values and shared stories of our people.”

As the only beacon of democracy in the Middle East and the one unique example of a country in the region that allows freedom of speech and religion—as well as women’s rights—Israel has long been one of the U.S.’s strongest...