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Stop the presses. The Democrats have found something to investigate.
About time, you may say. Are Democrats perhaps looking into the targeting of particular groups by the IRS to stifle their constitutional rights of free speech and religion?
Or are they trying to determine why Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, insisted on conducting every bit of her official business through an unsecured email server in her basement?
Let’s see … do they want to get to the bottom of why four Americans, including our own ambassador, were left to die in Benghazi in a ferocious terrorist attack, and why our Secretary of State and other administration officials repeatedly lied about it?
Or could they be looking into apparent conflicts of interest between the State Department under Hillary Clinton and the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Foundation?
Of course not. The Democrats will never look into any of these things. In fact, they’ll do whatever they can to provide distraction from them. One way they can do this and even accomplish another goal at the same time is to investigate…(drum roll, please)…
The State of Israel.
I am not kidding.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) heads a group of 10 Democrats who have accused Israeli security forces of “gross human rights violations” including the murder and torture of Palestinians. They’ve lumped Israel in with a totalitarian Egypt and petitioned the State Department to investigate both.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vigorously dismissed the allegations and accused the group of attacking them unjustly while ignoring a constant barrage of Palestinian terrorism.
The not-so-coincidentally named Leahy Law provides that governments whose security forces commit torture and murder will be denied U.S. aid. Translation: This accusation is an attempt to end U.S. aid to our one democratic ally in the region.
I’ve been to Israel dozens of times, and I can say they treat the Palestinians with far more respect and dignity than they receive in return. But you can bet they’d never call me to testify about what I’ve witnessed firsthand on my many visits.
An Israeli who hurts a Palestinian is arrested and prosecuted for a crime, while a Palestinian who murders an Israeli is hailed as a hero in grade school textbooks and gets a street named after him.
Maybe the Democrats would like to look into that.