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Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Obama vs. the Jewish state

The conservative Emergency Committee for Israel is out with a new ad:

The ad, in addition to quoting an excellent foreign policy report in The Post, makes a point lost on many infrequent observers of foreign policy. It is not merely that President Obama hasn’t gone to Israel — it is that he has gone nearly everywhere in the region but Israel. That is not an omission. It’s a snub.

Democrats are upset that other Democrats are coming out to express disappointment with Obama. You can only shout “out of context!” and “smear!” so many times. But if you think it is all “lies,” take it up with The Post’s “authoritative report”or decidedly nonconservative voices such as Aaron David Miller, Elie Wiesel, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) or many, many others. (Recall the House and Senate Democrats who spoke out when Obama “condemned” Israel building in its capital, the city Jay Carney dare not name.) That’s why the faux pro-Israel group J Street’s chief says, “The people who vote only on Israel didn’t vote for Obama last time and know who they are voting for already.” That speaks volumes, huh?

UPDATE (3:30 p.m.):The ECI has also put out a devastating web ad on Jerusalem.

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