There have been several Muslim members of the Knesset who have openly declared their support for the “Palestinian” jihad and hope that Israel will ultimately be destroyed. The kneejerk assumption that the overwhelming majority of Israeli Muslim citizens have the best interests of the State of Israel in mind, and are voting for its defense and preservation, is just Leftist fantasy. And Leftist fantasy is the basis of all Obama Administration policy.
“White House: Bibi’s Election Undermines ‘Democratic Ideals,'” Weekly Standard, March 18, 2015:
…”There’s one other thing that I anticipated might come up that I just did want to mention as it relates to the Israeli elections. Specifically, there has been a lot of coverage in the media about some of the rhetoric that emerged yesterday that was propagated by the Likud Party to encourage turnout of their supporters that sought to, frankly, marginalize Arab-Israeli citizens. The United States and this administration is deeply concerned by divisive rhetoric that seeks to marginalize Arab-Israeli citizens,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest told the media aboard Air Force One today.
“It undermines the values and democratic ideals that have been important to our democracy and an important part of what binds the United States and Israel together. We’ve talked a lot about how our shared values are an important part of what binds our two countries together, and rhetoric that seeks to marginalize one segment of their population is deeply concerning and it is divisive. And I can tell you that these are views that the administration intends to communicate directly to the Israelis.”…