How Pro-Israel Dems Lost the Party

Several leading members of the Democratic Party have reacted furiously to the Obama administration’s betrayal of Israel at the United Nations last week. Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer described the U.S. decision to allow the passage of a biased resolution effectively branding Israel as a rogue state as “extremely frustrating, disappointing and confounding.” Senators Richard Blumenthal, Chris Coons, Ron Wyden, and Mark Warner agreed. Blumenthal even called it “unconscionable.” But their protests were not bolstered by any groundswell from the party’s grass roots, which, along with the overwhelming majority of the Democrats’ liberal-media auxiliaries, rallied to the president’s defense and parroted the administration’s excoriation of Israel.

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How Pro-Israel Dems Lost the Party

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