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Posted: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:17 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider
Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump. Getty Images

1.     Ideology.  He's not a rigid ideologue like most of the other Republicans.  He believes in The Donald and that says it all.

2.     Flexibility.  He has been on all sides of many issues and knows that consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds.

3.     Family values.  He knows the meaning of marriage and fidelity.  Just ask any of his three wives.

Posted: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:01 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Picking Danny Danon to be Israel's new ambassador to the United Nations, Prime Minister Netanyahu sent a bitter political rival into exile though in the process he may have both chosen a future successor and added yet another layer to Israel's international isolation.

Posted: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:24 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Eric Cantor, the former GOP House majority leader and highest ranking Jew in Congressional history, will endorse Jeb Bush, Politico reports.

He will be named a Virginia state co-chair of Bush's presidential campaign, and is expected to play a key role in raising Jewish money.

Posted: Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:49 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Humorist Andy Borowtz didn't mention The Donald by name but it's clear who he had in mind in his New Yorker blog today:

Posted: Fri, 08/21/2015 - 16:06 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

The bitter and divisive battle being led by Bibi Netanyahu will likely fail to block the Iran nuclear agreement but it could well succeed in doing what the Iranians and the Arabs only dreamed of:  irreparable damage to Israel and to the American Jewish community.

Much of the community leadership here is marching in lock-step behind Netanyahu and his Republican allies, leaving far behind a rank and file that doesn’t share their opposition to the deal or their vehement disdain for President Barack Obama.

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