Prediction: Democrats will turn on Israel

Prediction: Democrats will turn on Israel
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[Ed. – The basis of the trend analogy is theoretically sound, and Princeton Professor Robert P. George is hardly a crank. O tempore, o mores! Italics in Power Line original quote.]

Robert P. George of Princeton offers this prediction:

You will be able to watch something as if in slow motion over the course of the next few years: the collapse of support for Israel by Democratic Party politicians who harbor ambition for national office. It will follow the pattern we saw of collapse of support for the pro-life cause by leading Democrats in the period of 1973-80 (and particularly 1973-76). …

Similarly, today’s leading Democrats will move from support for Israel, to merely nominal support for Israel, to neutrality, to quiet, somewhat ambiguous opposition, to something effectively indistinguishable from “Zionism is racism.”

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