July 27th, 2012
06:35 PM ET
2 years ago

Analysis: Israelis, American Jews watch Romney trip from different perspectives

(CNN) - All politics is local, the Massachusetts sage Tip O'Neill was known to say, an adage that applies to Mitt Romney's trip to Israel.

The presumptive Republican nominee for president of the United States included the so-called Holy Land in his itinerary for secular purposes, seeking support in precincts with concentrations of Jewish voters, including those in so-called battleground states, such as Palm Beach and Broward counties in Florida, Clark County, Nevada, and Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

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  1. Darryl

    If the people of Isreal have been watching and listening to Mr.Romney and his answers to just about anything includeing Foreign Policy they won't support his un-decisive, fip-flopping responses and answers.Lets hope for their sake they have been paying attention. It is their future and survival at steak.

    July 27, 2012 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  2. Bootstomper

    Romney just announced that he was actually born in Tel Aviv.

    July 27, 2012 08:01 pm at 8:01 pm |
  3. Name Kenney John

    Let Mit Romney go to Israel and meet with Jesus Himself,he will never ever be president of this great country "AMERICA".

    July 27, 2012 09:38 pm at 9:38 pm |
  4. Thomas

    Hey isn't that a photo of GW Bush's buddy who convinced us Iraq had WMD's ?

    July 27, 2012 10:09 pm at 10:09 pm |
  5. Gurgyl

    Mittens is an idiot, only thing he knows is bash Obama, he has no agenda.

    July 28, 2012 03:43 am at 3:43 am |
  6. GI Joe

    What is this? ALL Republicans again CNN?

    July 28, 2012 08:03 am at 8:03 am |
  7. Larry L

    Jewish Americans won't fll for "Mr. Ethc-A.Sketch's" pandering and ridiculous promises. Romney's chicken-hawk approach to dipolmacy will do nothing but create chaos in the region. His fat-cat handlers would profit from more war – like Halliburton in Iraq.

    July 28, 2012 09:55 am at 9:55 am |
  8. T'sah From Virginia

    The only Jews that should matter in our political process are the American Jews – Is Romney in Israel doing a fundraiser?????

    Obama 2012 – The Only Trusted Way Forward!

    July 28, 2012 10:46 am at 10:46 am |