A Tale of Two Presidential Campaigns and One Holy City Posted By: Yidwithlid 7/30/2012 8:58:02 AM The Lid, by Jeff Dunetz Original Article
Unlike the classic Dickens work, this week presidential campaign was a tale of one city Jerusalem, and the different way it was handled by the two different campaigns, One handled it as if this was the age of foolishness, the other as the age of wisdom. One refused give its position on Israel’s capital publicly; the other stood in front of the panorama of the holy city over his shoulder and pronounced the city Israel’s capital.
During Thursday’s daily press briefing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney wouldn’t answer a simple question and turned the Q & A session into something
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness …Charles Dickens, “A Tale of Two Cities”