Taking The Gloves Off

Taking The Gloves Off

There is an old adage that says, “Don’t think it is raining when someone spits in your face.” When President Barack Obama equates the Holocaust with treatment of Palestinians, demands an unprecedented building freeze in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank), orchestrates a controversy over the announcement of an apartment project in Jerusalem, and foists suicidal territorial compromises on Israel, it is not the climate but rather our leadership that needs changing (“Election 2012: A Modest Proposal,” Editorial, April 8).

Based on Obama’s coupling of his Middle East policy with an anti-business domestic agenda that eviscerates the upper and middle classes, I am baffled about The Jewish Week’s exhortations concerning the need for “sober and respectful debate” during the upcoming election. The prospect of another four years of this president unrestrained by the need for a reelection bid does not augur well for the Jews. It is time to take the gloves off.

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