Count the NY Post in agreement with the NY Daily News and the Jewish Voice in endorsing Bob Turner for Congress!
No doubt, a Turner win -- the first Republican victory for the seat since 1923 -- would register in the White House.
Turner, a businessman who surely understands job creation better than career pols do, wants to trim spending and taxes to “allow our businesses to grow.” He abhors Obama’s pressure on Israel (“America’s only dependable democratic ally in the Middle Eeast”) to accept pre-’67 borders.
No wonder a McLaughlin poll last week had him and Weprin in a dead heat, with 42 percent of the vote each.
Ninth District voters who want to change the nation’s course can make a difference next week -- by voting for Bob Turner.
Now the reason for the extraordinary secrecy surrounding the Obama administration’s first prosecution for leaking information to the news media seems clear: Mr. Leibowitz, a contract Hebrew translator, passed on secret transcripts of conversations caught on F.B.I. wiretaps of the Israeli Embassy in Washington. Those overheard by the eavesdroppers included American supporters of Israel and at least one member of Congress, according to the blogger, Richard Silverstein.
From his F.B.I. work from January to August of 2009, Mr. Leibowitz also believed that Israeli diplomats’ efforts to influence Congress and shape American public opinion were excessive and improper... .