Continuing his tour of the “Other Jewish Homeland” Senator Barack Obama was in a Boca Raton Synagogue begging voters not to Judge him base on the View of his supporters
“We’ve got to be careful about guilt by association,” the Democratic presidential candidate said during a town-hall meeting yesterday at a synagogue in Boca Raton, Florida. “The tradition of the Jewish people is to judge me by what I say and what I’ve done.’ (Source)
Hey, I’ll buy SOME of that–if its true. Lets look at what he has said.
To Anti Israel activist Ali Abunimah he said:
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“Hey, I’m sorry I haven’t said more about Palestine right now, but we are in a tough primary race. I’m hoping when things calm down I can be more up front.” He referred to my activism, including columns I was contributing to the The Chicago Tribune critical of Israeli and US policy, “Keep up the good work!
When he was running for Senate, he had the same problem, being “tarnished by the opinion of others:
Obama denounced Israel’s fence–which he called a “wall” and “barrier to peace.” He favored working with Yasser Arafat. When members of the Chicago Jewish community circulated his responses, Obama said that the answers were not his positions, but the work of a low-level intern. He submitted new answers. But that was a lie, the insider says. In fact, they were the work of Obama’s Policy Director, Audra Wilson. Moreover, Obama told the insider that he blamed the Mideast conflict on the Jews: Barack told me that he felt that Jewish community was too inflexible, and that was why the situation in the Mideast could not be resolved.
Strange how the man who wants to be President always lets others speak for him. Lets look at some others:
- Past and Future Adviser Robert Malley testified in front of the Senate that a Mid East Settlment be imposed on Israel. He anticipated that Israel would object with “cries of unfair treatment” but counseled the plan be put in place regardless of such objections; he also suggested that waiting for a “reliable Palestinian partner’ was unnecessary.
- General McPeak another adviser, said American Jews are the “problem” impeding a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Joe Cirincione thought that talk of a Syrian Nuclear in the desert was nonsense. Immediately following Israel’s air raid this past September, Cirincione listed “Israelis [who] want to thwart any dialogue between the U.S. and Syria” as among those spreading rumors Syria was constructing a nuclear facility.
ENOUGH of the talk of Guilt by association. NO MORE, of the charges that you are being unfairly treated because of your Muslim birth. TALK FACTS Senator. Explain what YOU and YOUR Official advisers have said. Judge Judy would throw you out of court with a “Don’t Pee on my Leg and Tell me its raining!”