Jewish Vote – Hikind Offers to Stump for Romney

NY post reports: Brooklyn Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind will cross party lines to back Mitt Romney for president. Hikind, who has pull among Orthodox Jews, said he’s fed up with the way President Obama has treated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the Jewish state deals with threats from Iran.

The assemblyman said his backing of Romney will be more than lip service. He has offered to stump across the country.

“Florida. Pennsylvania. Wherever Romney needs need me, I’ll be there,” Hikind said.

Arguing that Obama has been a bad president, Hikind said he was particularly infuriated that the president couldn’t find the time to meet with Netanyahu during the UN conference but has schmoozed with celebrities at New York fund-raisers.

“Israel is under the gun. Israel is the target of Iran. Israel’s existence is being threatened. And Obama doesn’t have time to meet with the Israeli PM? It’s insulting. It’s degrading. This president scares me,” Hikind said.

“I’m a Democrat but not a knee-jerk Democrat. I’m only loyal to America and the survival of Israel.”

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  • marck100

    This is Dov at its best ! We need every Jewish leader that can speak out and turn the jewish vote around. Obama knows that Jewish voters are Dem bound regardless, that’s why he has no time for Bibi.

  • jmm64

    Thank goodness that there’s at least one Democratic Jew who can see that Obama is not pro-Israel and will support Romney.

  • duvid

    Dov focus on your own district where people are tired of your sheningans. Obama doesnt even know who you are

    • Avi Kramer

      Knows him big time!

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