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Netanyahu and Romney Close Friends Since 1976

William1542 Wrote: Apr 09, 2012 9:32 AM
We need to care about him because he is the head of the only democracy in the middle-east, and our only true friend and alley in that part of the world. It's about friendship, not oil. Get it?

The New York Times has a profile piece online today about the longtime friendship between former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It turns out, the two go way back to their business days and have been exchanging advice for decades.

The two young men had woefully little in common: one was a wealthy Mormon from Michigan, the other a middle-class Jew from Israel.

But in 1976, the lives of Mitt Romney and Benjamin Netanyahu intersected, briefly but indelibly, in the 16th-floor offices of the Boston Consulting Group, where both...