Mitt Romney sparked controversy during his visit to Jerusalem last week, thanks to a series of comments he made about Jews and Palestinians. Naturally, his comments about Palestinian culture being inferior to Jewish culture, and God’s unfavorable bias against Palestinians, angered many Palestinians, who are worried that Romney could win the election.
However, does that make Romney the preferred candidate for Jews or Israelis? In this video produced by Bloggingheads.com, Matt Duss from the Center for American Progress and I discussed Romney’s visit to Jerusalem and its consequences, the U.S administration’s policies in the region, and the viability of the two-state solution.
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