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patrioticintellect Donating Member (490 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 09:27 AM
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Obama Adviser Worries Israel Supporters
Obama's Adviser Worries Israel Supporters

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"Obama has already distanced himself from the book, with his campaign saying in a statement earlier this week that the idea that supporters of Israel have somehow distorted U.S. foreign policy, or that they are responsible for the debacle in Iraq, is just wrong. And Obamas positions on Middle East affairs are, like his main rivals, within the American political mainstream and firmly in favor of Israelis aggressive security policy."

The story here is that foreign policy hawk Zbigniew Brzezinski is now going around with Obama and is advising him on foreign policy. Obama is Brzezinski's guy for 2008. But, AIPAC friend Alan Dershowitz says:

It is a tremendous mistake for Barack Obama to select as a foreign policy adviser the one person in public life who has chosen to support a bigoted book, said Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz, one of the most visible critics of the Walt and Mearsheimer volume, titled The Israel Lobby. (Dershowitz has contributed to the campaign of Obamas leading rival, Senator Hillary Clinton of New York.)"

"The Israel Lobby" gives Americans an insight into the pro-Israel influence on our American government. It really bothers Barack Obama and you can bet if Dershowitz is working with Hillary Clinton, it bothers her even more.

I don't think we want another pro-Israel President...but wait, let me rephrase that...I really mean I don't think we want another anti-Palestinian president. That is why we have so many problems in the Middle East. Our American government's anti-Palestinian ways create many rifts in the Middle East.


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bunkerbuster1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 09:28 AM
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1. So Obama's hurt by having an advisor who didn't condemn a book
...the hell?

Nice try, Alan Douchowitz.
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Bullet1987 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 09:31 AM
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2. I don't agree with Israel's aggressive security policy...does that make me anti-semitic?
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bunkerbuster1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 09:41 AM
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4. It makes a whole lotta Israelis "anti-Semitic"!
Not to mention most of the American Jews I know.
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Ethelk2044 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 09:32 AM
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3. This has been posted several times. Brzezinski is a good endorsement for Obama
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Dhalgren Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-14-07 09:46 AM
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5. Zbigniew Brzezinski endorsing Obama is a huge plus for Obama.
This is just ridiculous. Brzezinski is immensely respected and caries a great deal of weight. Dershowitz is a putz...
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