Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visited Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum while on a trip to Israel in 2007, The Times of Israel established Tuesday. He also visited the rocket-battered Gaza town of Sderot and surrounding area, during his 2011 trip to the country, a Romney campaign source said. After an inquiry from The Times of Israel, the Republican Jewish Coalition confirmed the Yad Vashem visit, and provided photographs. Romney toured the exhibit, and participated in a memorial ceremony. (Snip) Asked why the Republican candidate chose not to mention his own Yad Vashem visit when the subject of the
Comments: Class shows. Lack of class as 0bama demonstrates shows like the eyesore that it is.
Class. Romney has been to Israel four times - three times on policy visits; the fourth for a family visit. Has travelled all over Israel, met with the people in Sideroth (in 2007, before Obie got there) and talked with them about the missile fire. Talked with entrepreneurs.
Didn't bring it up when Obie spouted off. Sly fox probably knew it would make the news a different way. Romney does not toot his own horn.
That awful Debbie Wasserman Schultz was on some cable show debate night, apoplectic and insulted that Mitt Romney had not even mentioned Israel a single time , not a single time. She said as.a Jewish woman she found this to be especially offensive. She didn't find Obama throwing Israel under the bus these past four years offensive however. IIRC , Mitt Romney mentioned Israel 14 times. Obama was very uncomfortable talking about Israel and rushed through naming the sites he visited . He probably didn't want to offend his Muslim buddies.
President Announces Conversion to Judaism on Shalom TV
MAX RESNICK: Are you here because your support among Jews is cratering, sir? OBAMA: Yes, Max. The trend accelerated when Romney spoke movingly the other night about his trip to Israel. RESNICK: Short of declaring that you believe Israel had nothing to do with 9/11, how can you turn things around? OBAMA: Did you know Louis Farrakhan recently called me ''the first Jewish president,'' Max? And yesterday, I ruled out a freeze on Jewish construction on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. And, and. ... MICHELLE: Go ahead, tell him. OBAMA: Um, I’ve changed my named to Barach [Baracchhk] Obauma and converted to Judaism, Max. Now I can play both the race and anti-Semite cards. RESNICK: But when ... where? OBAUMA: Last winter, At Bed n’ Beth El, an African-American Reform synagogue on Chicago’s South Side. Rabbi Ezekiel Okombo agreed to fast-track my conversion. I chose ''Reform'' rather than ''Orthodox'' so I wouldn't have to give up my Saturday golf. MICHELLE: Baracchhk commemorated Passover this year by sneaking away to Arizona’s Dunes Resort and playing 40 holes in the desert, straight through. OBAUMA: Rabbi Okombo accepted without question a certified copy of my Certificate of Circumcision. MICHELLE: In his second term, Baracchhk will focus like a laser beam on the real threat to Jews: bible-thumping Evangelicals. RESNICK: Would you come to Israel’s aid in a crisis, Mr. President? OBAUMA: Absolutely. American warships will brook no interference when they pick up Israelis Iran has driven into the sea. And I'll guarantee refugees of the coming Israeli Diaspora right of return to Brooklyn. RESNICK: Thanks for coming on, sir. OBAUMA: Inshallah, Max. Now we’re off to CAIR TV to. ... MICHELLE: Say ''Shalom, Max,'' Baracchhk.
Mitt Romney, being the class-individual he is, has no need to brag about anything he does because, unlike the empty-suit-"president", he KNOWS who HE is. It took awhile but the rest of the Country has figured out who Mitt Romney is too and that's not good for the obamabot. BTW, Debbie blabbermouth schlitz is brain-addled. Seems those little cork-screw-curls coming out of her large head must have passed through her pea-brain. Bless her little black heart!
But did Romney need to be reminded about the Holocaust? Obama said that is why he went. Seems they don’t teach much about the Holocaust in Muslim schools, apparently from Obama preformance's at the debates they don't teach much of anything in those schools.
Obama: “I went to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum there, to remind myself [...]"
And again, it's all about Obama.
I went to the local Holocaust museum to show the world I stand with the Jews and support them in their plight as the world again spirals towards another holocaust. My visit was all about those who suffered and hoping to block future suffering.
But not old Barry. He's there to show he's enlightened.
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Donna M, 10/24/2012 1:20:24 PM (No. 8958341)
I do wish Romney had mentioned the four visits at various times, though. Just slipped it in. Does give credence to the word I heard that he was not feeling well. If he does this well when 'off his game', good hands indeed!
It is truly hard to understand why any Jew, or Catholic for that matter, still would support Obama. For the President of the United States to have never made a state visit to our only true ally in the Middle East boggle is abhorrent. Oh, and Obama mandating Catholic institutions to provide free birth control. Any Catholic worth their salt wouldn't vote for Obama.
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