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What I Saw in Israel

Mr. Right Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 7:18 AM
Obama may see what Ms. Parker saw but he will draw an entirely different conclusion. Where she saw devotion, he will see fanaticism. Where she saw prosperity, he will see inequality with Palestinians that, in his mind, can only be rectified by tearing Israel down, not building the Palestinians up.

As President Obama prepares for his first trip to Israel, I hope when he gets there he sees what I saw.

Several weeks ago I returned from my first trip to Israel. I went with a delegation headed by Governor Mike Huckabee, who visits Israel at least once every year.

What did I see?

I saw kids, no more than 18 years old, walking down the street, waiting at bus stops, wearing Army green khakis, and carrying machine guns on their backs. One young girl was as black skinned as me.

Kids doing their compulsory army service as part of...