Ron Paul, ZionistSubmitted by Jay1 on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 08:25
From The Atlantic - snip:
There are good reason to include Ron Paul [in tomorrow's Republican Jewish Coalition beauty contest]. He is, in one sense, a true Zionist, a believer in two core values of the Jewish liberation movement: Jewish independence and Jewish self-reliance. Independence is self-explanatory; self-reliance, in the context of national defense, holds that the Jewish state shouldn't seek the help of foreign soldiers to defend it.
I was struck in the foreign policy debate by something Rick Perry said, when asked about a looming confrontation between Iran and Israel: "(I)f we're going to be serious about saving Israel, we better get serious about Syria and Iran, and we better get serious right now."
"Saving Israel" should ideally be Israel's job...
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