Watch What You Wish For, GOP

By J.J. Goldberg

Forward Association, January 12, 2012

The Republican field presents itself as more pro-Israel than President Obama, but Governor Mitt Romney will need his defeated rivals to bring their followers around and unite behind him. Most acutely, he'll need Congressman Ron Paul (who is anti-Israel) not to mount a third-party run, as he did in 1988. An independent Ron Paul campaign would guarantee Obama's reelection. In other words, Romney will need to appease Paul with platform planks and perhaps promises of administration positions for his allies.

Topic: Political Behavior, Elections, Republican Party, GOP, Politics, US-Israel Relations

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

Editor: Eisner, Jane

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Goldberg, J.J.. Watch What You Wish For, GOP. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 12 January 2012: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14313


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