Some American Jews Have Short-Term Memory Loss

Some of my fellow tribesmen, particularly those stuck like glue to the Democratic Party, have short-term memory loss when it comes to Barack Obama and his relationship to Israel.  With the selective amnesia they have shown over the recent tragedy and cover-up in Benghazi, they forget or wish not to remember the diplomatic hostility that the Obama administration has shown to Israel and its democratically elected government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Just sixteen months ago, on May 19, 2011, a day before Prime Minister Netanyahu was to arrive in Washington for consultations, President Obama stated, "We believe the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines." Continuing the mantra that has defined his presidency from the outset -- borders and Israeli settlements -- this president has been obsessed with the notion that this issue is the major impediment to peace in the Middle East.  This was a radical shift in American Mideast...(Read Full Article)