A U.S.-born Israeli author and former politician says Mitt
Romney's candid comments against the idea of a two-state solution
for Israel were right on the mark.
As OneNewsNow has reported, Mother Jones
magazine recently released the controversial video of private comments Romney made during a
May 17 fundraiser in Boca Raton, Florida, where he expressed no
confidence in the idea of creating a Palestinian state:
"I look at the Palestinians not wanting to see peace anyway for
political purposes, committed to the destruction and elimination of
Israel, and these thorny issues, and I say, 'There's just no way,'"
Rubin, former mayor of the Israeli town of Shiloh and author of
Islamic Tsunami: Israel and America in the Age of Obama,
says Romney's comments should send a strong message to the
"If they don't know what you think, then they misinterpret it
and they take it as weakness," he asserts. "So in this case, Mitt
Romney has come right out and said what he thinks -- and it's very
Rubin believes Romney recognizes that the Palestinians are
passionate about destroying Israel.