Krista Branch’s pro-Israel song is Amy Grant’s song about the Holocaust (and slavery)


 Daniel Treiman just pointed out to me that "Lead Me On," the song Herman Cain surrogate Krista Branch labels as "pro-Israel," was originally recorded and co-written back in 1988 by Amy Grant. (Branch says so on her website.)

A number of sources — Wikipedia, SongFacts and this article in The Awl — say Grant wrote the song about slavery and the Holocaust, although I have yet to find an original citation.

Still, "Waiting for the train, labeled with a golden star," suggests that the Holocaust is clearly meant to be inferred.

Notably, however, nothing in the lyrics or in the video refers to Israel.  

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