Hawkish ‘Israel Lobby’ More Bark Than Bite?
AIPAC may have a strong lobbying presence on Capitol Hill, but its greatest strength, suggests Fleshler, is the fact that with few opposing lobbies within the Jewish community, there is often no need for AIPAC to actively lobby politicians to vote in line with its positions.Just the fact that it exists and is able to m…
Isn’t Fleshler saying that the Politcans only go along with AIPAC because they think they speak for Jews?
This may be self-serving for Fleshler to say this,but isn’t this just another way of saying that US Congress is afraid of the organized Jewish Community?
Now why would that be?
Because they are being bluffed by ‘sterotypes’??
Are they that stupid?
The antiwar writer and Fleshler say nothing about what AIPAC has been able to do to candidates who oppose them..
Fact is they have defeated opponents in the past with their money and organization.
Why? Because they are connected to folks like Sheldon
Adelson and Ron Lauder.And Haim Saban has contributed thousands to the Democratic Party. The power of these folks is not a bluff…
READ ABOUT HIM
AND DECIDE FOR YOURSELF
IF THE ZIONIST LOBBY IS A REAL POWER OR NOT…
“Adelson is also a major political donor, having donated more than $1 million in to political candidates between 1984 and 2007, according to data gathered by campaign donor search engine Newsmeat. The vast majority of his… donations, more than $800,000, have gone to key Republicans, including George W. Bush, Rick Santorum, Tom Delay, and Rudy Giuliani. Adelson has also supported political campaigns through a $1 million donation he made to the Newt Gingrich-run “527” organization, American Solutions for Winning the Future, a so-called soft-money political action committee (PAC) which is not subject to Federal Election Commission’s PAC regulations. 
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