Lawrence Kudlow June 15, 2021
During the latest battle between Israel and Hamas, I wrote about how the Democratic Party, which used to be Israel’s greatest defender, has turned against the Jewish state. Even formally strong supporters of Israel, like Senator Chuck Schumer, have been taking a powder, staying silent in the face of criticism of Israel by such far-left, pro-Palestine terrorist-sympathizers as Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and the so-called Squad.
Such figures as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Jamaal Bowman, and Cori Bush have pushed the Democratic Party out of Israel’s camp. Not all Democrats, by any means. The party, though, is not what it was on this issue. It’s the GOP that is now Israel’s great defender.
This tectonic political shift was triggered in large part by
President Trump. He kept his promise to move our embassy to Jerusalem
and led the negotiations that won the Abraham Accords. The Saudis were
favorable and might have formally joined were Mr. Trump re-elected. The
key point is that the road to peace no longer ran through the
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