Bachmann takes it to the mat– US and Israel are ‘two sides of the same coin’
(Mondoweiss) -- by annie --
On June 13th Michelle Bachman announced her presidential run. Today it is all about.... Israel.
This speech of hers could have been written by Israel's Foreign Ministry it is so over the top, such a blatant pandering to Israel interests. We're all used to candidates cementing their Israel bonafides during the election season but this coming directly on the heels of her announcement to run, these declarations-- "Most Americans recognize that Israelis and Americans are two sides of the same coin because we share the same values and the same aspirations... We even share the same exceptional mission -- to be a light to the nations" -- leave no wiggle room, none.
Notice in Bachmann's final segment, she cites Tzipi Livni's code for rising democracies where we get schooled 'democracy is about values before it is about voting'?...
Bring it on Michelle, let's talk more about Israel. Something tells me this will wear very thin with the American public...MORE...LINK