Jewish Democrats don’t have to jump to the Republicans. If, as Dershowitz avows, pro-Israel Democrats have influence on the administration, then let them use it before things get even worse.
Had a Republican done and said the same things Obama has in the last six months, who can doubt he and other Democrats would be demanding that Jewish Republicans repudiate their party’s leader?
The question remains: What will be the tipping point for Jewish Democrats at which it will be impossible for them to go on pretending they did not elect the most hostile president to Israel since the first George Bush?
About the Author:Jonathan S. Tobin is senior online editor of Commentary magazine and chief political blogger at www.commentarymagazine.com, where this first appeared. He can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.
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