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God and Jerusalem

WodenofAzgard Wrote: Sep 16, 2012 12:04 AM
Perhaps I wasn't sufficiently clear. I'm looking for Obama saying the words Sowell has in quotes, not a paraphrase of what Obama said. Has anyone ever explained to you the proper use of quotation marks? When Sowell writes - "At one time he said dismissively that Iran was just "a small country."" - that means at some time Obama should've actually uttered or written those three words as quoted. That's what I'm looking for.

Who would have thought that God and Jerusalem would become controversial issues at this year's Democratic National Convention?

Previous Democratic Party platforms had mentioned God and referred to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. After both were initially missing from this year's platform, someone apparently realized that this was likely to raise questions about Democrats that they could ill afford to have raised in an election year.

So the convention faced a vote on whether to restore God and Jerusalem to their party's platform. Rather than risk a roll-call vote from the delegates, the chair called for a voice...