Thursday, August 2, 2012

Israel: How will Romney's Israel pandering play?


Romney bids to be the Chosen People's choice

The Republican presidential hopeful will have to wait and see if, and how, the unwaveringly pro-Israel statements he made in Jerusalem tip the balance in his favor.

By Natasha Mozgovaya |

Less than flattering reviews in the U.S. and world media of the Republican candidate for President Mitt Romney's foreign trip to Britain, Israel and Poland will probably make his campaign further downplay the significance of foreign policy in these elections. At any rate, the November 6 vote probably won't be decided on Romney's compliments to Israelis who made the desert bloom, or even the interesting endorsement of the former Polish President Lech Walesa, who told Romney the world needs him to succeed - but who later on admitted to the local news channel that the Republican candidate "doesn't really yet have" charisma and "still needs to do some rallying." 

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