Caught In the Middle
The Democrats are beginning to see the problem
with being dependent on a very few, very wealthy donors to the party.
Leading Democrats, including Senator Obama of Illinois, are distancing themselves from an essay published this week by one of their party's leading financiers that called for the Democratic Party to "liberate" itself from the influence of the pro-Israel lobby.
You know, it used to be kooks on the right wing who talked about the Israel lobby; now it's the kooks on the left wing.
The Soros article puts Democrats in the awkward position of choosing between Mr. Soros, a major funder of their causes, and the pro- Israel lobby, whose members are also active in campaign fund-raising. Pressed by The New York Sun, some Democrats aired their differences with Mr. Soros.
Labels: George Soros, Israel