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Posted on 09/06/2012 3:24:35 PM PDT by justlittleoleme
Knesset Speaker Rivlin says Democrats' reinstatement of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in party platform too little too late.
The addition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital to the Democratic platform does not make up for the party's original intentions, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin said on Thursday
"I have no doubt that [US President Barack] Obama put Jerusalem back in his party's platform out of political and electoral considerations and because of the sharp criticism from Israel and the US," Rivlin stated.
The Knesset Speaker said that the DNC did not remove Jerusalem from the platform "by mistake or because of forgetfulness," and the change was not a coincidence that can be explained away by not paying attention.
The fact that the Democrats removed a united Jerusalem as Israels capital from their platform is more worrying than the argument over Iran, Rivlin told The Jerusalem Post.
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Sounds like Speaker Rivlin has Hussein’s number.
He states the obvious. So what?
Is he calling on American Jews to not vote for, or give money to Obama?
Is he deploring the overt antisemitism in the Democrat party?
Unless he calls for something to change, what he has said means little or nothing.
I seem to remember reading something about denying christ 3 times. i think a cock crowed. hmm how cooincidental.. or not.
A cock definitely crowed.....on and on and on.
They get it! Yay!
Yes, how many hours long was old W.C. Fields Nose’s speech anyway?
I think he was allotted 20 minutes and he yap on for 48 minutes.
Putting Jeruselem and God back in just highlighted that he took them out in the first place.
I prayed before the convention that the ‘rats would expose themselves. I guess others did, too.
Seemed like a lot longer.
I really shouldn’t watch people who annoy me that much.
Yes, he is, implicitly, saying that to those American Jews (and other Americans) who respect the Knesset speaker and the position he holds.
You must remember that there is an unwritten rule - or even a taboo - in Israeli politics that no one in the Israeli government can inject himself or herself in a partisan way into an American election. In this instance, the Knesset speaker is pushing that envelope as far as it could possibly go without breaking it. Even at that, I would not be shocked if he were criticized strongly by Jewish 'Rats in the US or by leftists in Israel for his remarks.
In terms of Israel's unwritten rule not to inject herself into American political parties, she may have to break it because the Democratic party does not like the Jewish state anymore.
It is almost as if the Democrat party is mirroring the former Soviety Union in its embrace of antisemitism in its twilight years.
That's an interesting double entendre. If by the the phrase "in its twilight years," you are referring to the 'Rat Party, I hope you are clairvoyant. On the other hand, if you are referring to the former Soviet Union, antisemitism there was pretty much the pattern, though not officially, from its inception c. 1917 to its end c. 1991, i.e., not only during its final years.
The antisemitism of the Democrat party is indictive of its crackup, but they may take the near six million Jews of Israel along with them, too :(
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