NJDC Veteran Forman To Lead Obama Jewish Outreach
08/17/2011 - 09:25
Anonymous

Say what you will about the POTUS, but he does seem to pick some qualified appointees (though the Treasury secretary who didn't pay his taxes is perhaps not a good example.)

In picking a Jewish outreach coordinator for his re-election campaign, Barack Obama tapped the man who literally wrote the book on Jews in politics (actually, an anthology of Jewish politicians), Ira Forman. The former director of the National National Jewish Democratic Council, also worked for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in the late 1970s, and later in the Clinton administration before his 14-year stint at the NJDC, said JTA, which broke the news of Forman's appointment today.

“I am truly honored to be able to work toward President Obama's re-election,” Forman said in a statement. “This President deserves the backing of our community for his outstanding support for the U.S.-Israel relationship and his strong record on domestic priorities and shared social values.”

Forman has his work cut out for him building the President's 60 percent approval rating as of June to something closer to the 77 percent of the 2008 vote that helped propel him to the White House.

 

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As a Christian who loves Israel and knows that this faux CIC does not, I keep wondering why any Jewish voter would be scammed again by this naif in the WH who disses Israel but kow tows to Islamofascism?????? And I wonder why this faux CIC_CEO disses free enterprise and the creation of wealth and yet any business person would just stand by like a sheep led to slaughter , and vote for him again???

Ira Forman's appointment is yet another reason (to be added to Obama's open association with anti-Semitic individuals and groups, specifically Al Sharpton and his National Action Network along with MoveOn.org) for Jews to vote Republican next year.

Mr. Forman used NJDC's Jewish identity to whitewash MoveOn.org's Action Forum, which welcomed under editorial control (i.e. material with which MoveOn.org did not agree was censored and deleted) the most vicious imaginable hate speech against Jews (and Catholics, and others). This is far from the only such thing NJDC did during Mr. Forman's tenure; e.g. the NJDC video "Bubbie versus the GOP" was more like "Bubbie versus Jesus, Christian ministers, and the Cross" all of which were portrayed in a "This is the Enemy" context. The video used the Cross in two contexts (the blue field of the U.S. Flag, and a red-robed cabal around a cross) in which, were the Star of David displayed similarly, the images would be unequivocally anti-Semitic. "Bubbie" could of course be used by anti-Semites to portray Jews as haters of Christians, so I have taken every possible measure to denounce NJDC as a dishonest entity that unfortunately operates under color of Judaism.

I am in fact posting this information on pro-Republican blogs so Obama's selection of Mr. Forman can be used to gain Jewish votes next November.

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