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July 31, 2012
AP: In praising Israel, Romney 'anti-Semitic.'
When does praise of Israel become anti-Semitism? When it's offered by a Republican presidential contender. At least that's one interpretation being offered by the The Associated Press, which--when it comes to balanced political reporting--is rapidly becoming the dis-Associated Press. Before finishing the Israeli leg of his foreign tour in Jerusalem on Monday, Mitt Romney praised the Jewish state's financial vitality. "(A)s I come here and I look out over this city and consider the accomplishments of the people of this nation, I recognize the power of at least culture and a few other things." Romney added: "As you come here and you see the GDP per capita, for instance, in Israel which is about $21,000 dollars, and compare that with the GDP per capita just across the areas managed by the Palestinian Authority, which is more like $10,000 per capita, you notice such a dramatically stark difference in economic vitality" Refreshing isn't it? To hear an American leader praising...(Read Full Post)