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Clinton Off Base

Clinton Off Base

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s sudden concern for Israel’s future as a democratic state in the shadow of the recent Muslim Brotherhood electoral victory in Egypt, and Iran’s irrational march to nuclear martyrdom is perplexing.

With the Mideast beset by growing violence and unprecedented instability, it is incomprehensible to any objective observer why America’s top diplomat would inappropriately foray into the internal voluntary busing preferences of religious Jews (men and women) who reside in the only legitimate democracy in that region.

Israel deserves to be applauded and held up as a model for its steadfast commitment to religious freedoms, afforded to all of its citizens; Jew, Christian and Muslim alike. Clinton’s misplaced concerns might be better focused on the Jewish state’s many Islamic neighbors who strictly forbid and persecute members of other faiths from practicing their own religion in their countries.


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