Donald Trump’s choice of bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman for ambassador to Israel may possibly signal a dramatic policy move in the direction of the Israeli right. Or it might not. It depends on how you read the tea leaves. The messages coming out of Trump Tower are unusually scrambled, even for that gold-plated hothouse.
American Gen. James Mattis warns that the U.S. pays a price for supporting Israel. And he says the two-state solution is all that’s keeping the Jewish state from ‘apartheid.’
King David and Gen. Petraeus both betrayed their vows. So why did ancient Jews forgive their king, while we cannot offer our modern-day cheater a second chance?
David Petraeus may or may not have fooled around before. He pulled one over on Americans long ago by using media enablers to sell his disastrous military strategies.