‘And the next object is a lie…a lie…’

Obama: I support Israel and don’t let anyone else tell you otherwise!

The Right Scoop
12/16/2011

Obama was speaking to the Union for Reform Judaism today, clearly trying very hard to convince American Jews that he is not anti-Israel. He said early on:

So America’s commitment and my commitment to Israel and Israel’s security is unshakeable! It is unshakeable!

With assuredness he told the crowd that no other administration had supported Israel’s security more than his and told them not to listen to anyone else telling them a different story:

In fact I am proud to say that no US administration has done more in support of Israel’s security than ours. None! Don’t let anyone else tell you otherwise. It is a fact!

At the end of the speech he reiterated a similar point:

We have been clear. We’re gonna keep standing with our Israeli friends and allies just as we’ve been doing when they’ve needed us most.

In September when a mob threatened the Israeli embassy in Cairo, we worked to ensure that the men and women working there were able to get out safely.

Last year when raging fires threatened Haifa, we dispatched firefighting planes to help put out the blaze.

On my watch the United States of America has led the way from Durbin to the United Nations against the attempts to use international forums to delegitimize Israel. And we will continue to do so. That’s what friends and allies do for each other.

So don’t let anybody else tell a different story. We have been there and we will continue to be there. Those are the facts!

Here is the six minute portion of the speech and transcript where he laid out his support of Israel…

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