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Pelosi : Republicans Using Israel To Distract Jewish Voters

Pelosi : Republicans Using Israel To Distract Jewish Voters

By Meghashyam Mali - 07/28/12 04:31 PM ET

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) defended President Obama’s record on Israel, accusing Republicans of using the issue to distract Jewish voters from the party’s economic policies.

“Many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth,” said Pelosi on Bloomberg’s “Political Capital,” according to a transcript of her remarks.

“That’s why some of the Republican Jewish supporters are really active,” replied host Al Hunt.

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well she is right, cause the

well she is right, cause the Democrats have done NOTHING to change the "special relationship" between the US and Israel. The GOP has no basis upon which they can call Obama anti Israel in the slightest.

I think

it has more to do with him pandering to the evangelicals rather than the jews. Obama is buying the jewish vote with our tax dollars.

Yes, I agree. Most Jewish

Yes, I agree. Most Jewish Americans care about Israel, but they are not as fanatical and unreasonable about as the Christian Zionists.

But the core of Jewish support for Israel is frighteningly powerful. AIPAC runs the nation.