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The lone Jewish Republican in Congress is taking the Obama administration to task over its latest spat with the Israeli government.
House Minority Whip Eric Cantor phoned White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on March 15 — asking him to convey to his bosses the message that it is time to ease pressure on Israel.
Peter Orszag, the White House budget director, has been touting President Obama’s proposed 2010 budget as a plan that would set America on a path to economic recovery. Meanwhile, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has been deriding the proposal as attempt to “redistribute wealth,” a plan that would create neither wealth nor jobs. So when it comes to policy, they’re all but on different planets; but when it comes to appearance, these Members of the Tribe look like they could have shared a womb.
Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and a titan of the religious right, has some ideas on which Jews would make good number twos for John McCain.
Land tells CBSNews.com: