The Democrats' Anti-Israel Party Platform

This year's Democratic Party Platform is an interesting document to read.  Aside from radical stances on things like same-sex marriage and unlimited, government-funded abortion on demand including partial birth abortion, it's noteworthy in that it focuses on attacking Mitt Romney by name rather than merely stating the party's position on the issues.  This use of platform planks as attack vehicles is something unique in the history of platforms from either party. One interesting part of this year's Democrat party platform is its anti-Israel language.  In order to appreciate exactly how anti-Israel it is, it is necessary to compare it with the 2008 Democrat platform.  Let's look at it: For more than three decades, Israelis, Palestinians, Arab leaders, and the rest of the world have looked to America to lead the effort to build the road to a secure and lasting peace. Our starting point must always be our special relationship with Israel, grounded in shared interests...(Read Full Article)

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