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Reader comment on item: Obama vs. McCain on the Middle East

Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Jun 7, 2008 at 21:23

Barack Obama's frequent use of stories from his past, when giving speeches or statements, is indicative of his talent for spinning a good tale and gathering together a captive audience, while opting for the occasional name-dropping strategy, but not really the serious stuff needed for the presidency of our country.

On the other hand, John McCain's confidence in his ability to attract the Jewish vote, and his open support of Israel, show that he leans towards Israel in its defensive fight against its many enemies that surround it, that have always surrounded it. Skepticism on the part of the Jewish community toward both of these candidates is natural; however, only one will win the vote in November, and then we shall see who is the real friend of Israel.

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