Amen. Stand up against the oppression of Palestine by Israel….Mr. “Secretary Of State.”
Originally posted on Emily L. Hauser - In My Head:
In discussing Israel’s election results during your confirmation hearings, you told the Senate:
I pray that maybe this will be a moment that will allow us to renew the effort to bring [Israelis and Palestinians] to the negotiating table and go down a different path than the one they were on in the last few years. I would like to try and do that.
Prayers are a good thing. I have nothing against prayers. But—and I say this with deep respect for and real gratitude to you for your service to this country—praying is my job.
I’m a typer of words and woman of faith—you, on the other hand, are about to become the world’s most powerful diplomat. The part of your statement that matters is that last sentence: “I would like to try and do that.”
I’m already on record as believing that, under the…
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