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Donald Trump may not be the epitome of refinement, but when it comes to Israel, the Republican candidate is the best choice.

October 31, 2016 18:14
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Donald Trump

Donald Trump. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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SINCE I made aliya in 1978, I have not voted in an American election and this allows me the privilege of considering the current one from a predominantly Israeli perspective without any compunction.

Still, even from this somewhat vicarious position, I would have wished for a better choice and elsewhere have expressed the naïve hope that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would bow out and allow their running mates to battle it out. Having vented that frustration, the choice, however, remains either Clinton or Trump and not some Libertarian foreign policy ingénue or Green Israel basher.


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