Political tidbits: Palin meets with AIPAC leaders, Michelle Obama’s cousin is a rabbi

  • Sarah Palin meets with AIPAC leaders.
  • Ynet reports on an Israeli filmmaker in L.A. who is mesmerized by McCain’s Veep pick.
  • Calev Ben-David compares the Olmerts and the Palins, and ponders whether the behavior of a politician’s children ever relevant to voters in assessing the character of a candidate.
  • Jerusalem Post columnist Elliot Jager wasn’t thrilled with the Biden pick, but he’s worried about Palin’s lack of foreign-policy experience – and hoping that if he wins, McCain, is going to be around long enough to mentor her.
  • Pollster Frank Luntz plots strategy with Republicans in the Sunshine State. And the GOP gets to work in South Florida, according to the Palm Beach Post.
  • Guess whose cousin’s a rabbi? Michelle Obama, the Forward reports.
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