The traditional American fealty to Israel does not compute for the candidate's young supporters, who understand the lopsided brutality of the conflict and demand justice for the oppressed.
His ideas for “solving problems” in the Holy Land are stale, predictable and stamped with the Israel lobby’s seal of approval. Other than that, though, they’re great.
Back in 1999, she air-kissed Yasser Arafat's wife and dared to utter the word "Palestine." Today, she is being embraced by billionaires and neoconservatives who help bankroll her campaign and believe Israel can do no wrong.
The nativist candidate—a self-declared "neutral guy"—refuses to toe the pro-Israel lines of the U.S. and the GOP. His wayward stand may not be much, but it's the only sparkle of light that any presidential candidate is offering on the intractable issue.
Can Marco Rubio win Florida to stay in the presidential race? Three billionaire supporters with hard-line views on Israel hope so.