A tough choice for House Democrats, made necessary by Obama’s jihad-enabling anti-Israel policies. And it looks as if they’re making the wrong choice. “‘King’ of Israel: Rep. rips Bam, UN flotilla probe,” by Rebecca Harshbarger and S.A. Miller in the New York Post, June 14:
Rep. Pete King says President Obama’s weak Mideast policy is forcing House Democrats to make the difficult choice of either supporting Obama or supporting Israel.
“I hope they put our relationship with Israel above their relationship with Obama,” King (R-LI) said yesterday.
Flanked by Jewish community leaders at a press conference across from the United Nations, King rallied support for his legislation calling for the US to quit the UN Human Rights Council and its probe of the Israeli raid May 31 on a flotilla off Gaza.
Not a single House Democrat, including the entire New York City delegation, would sign on to that resolution introduced by King last week….
“When the president goes abroad and apologizes for America, he is not making it clear that we are on Israel’s side,” King said. “I am concerned that not a single Democrat will go on the bill unless we take out the language about the UN.”
King has said that voicing support for Israel without taking on anti-Israeli forces within the US would be “meaningless, feel-good legislation.”…