Rob Malley, a Middle East policy adviser to likely Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama, resigned after news surfaced that he had been meeting with Hamas -- something Obama pledged he himself would never do.Well, that's good. Obama found himself an adviser who displayed poor judgment and an unsavory affiliation with Hamas, and got rid of him.
Why was that so important?
The issue of whether to have dealings with Hamas is a particularly sensitive matter for Obama, who needs to persuade skeptical Jewish voters that he is a strong supporter of Israel. Last week, presumptive GOP nominee Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) highlighted a Hamas leader's statement that he hoped Obama would win the White House. Asked about McCain's suggestion that Obama is "favored by Hamas," Obama said McCain was "losing his bearings as he pursues this nomination."Well, that settles that. No wonder 80% of American Jews voted for Obama - they could trust him to keep his word.
Last month, as former President Jimmy Carter was set to meet with Hamas leaders, Obama told a group of Jewish activists and clergy in Philadelphia that he would not sit down with Hamas.
within hours after Obama’s election victory, Malley was back as a key player in the president-elect’s team of advisors—on his way to Syria. Mr. Obama, meanwhile, received a most friendly communication from Hamas, congratulating him on his “historic victory.”You watch - between the leftist Jews that run Israel right now, and the American Jews with a death wish for Israel, that tiny democracy in the totalitarian Mideast will be gone within a decade.
My apologies - when I quoted that last section, I forgot to add the source - it was Front Page Magazine's John Perazzo:
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