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Inside Rand Paul’s Jewish Charm Offensive

posted on July 22, 2014

In The National Journal, Shane Goldmacher reports on Senator Rand Paul’s efforts to reach and persuade the Jewish community as part of his presidential campaign strategy. Paul’s “charm offensive” involves pushing pro-Israel policy and creating tight relationships with generous Jewish donors and important Jewish voters, though his apparently isolationist foreign policy (and wariness of his family name) works against him. As Goldmacher puts it, “He may not win them over, but not losing them could be enough.”

Read at The National Journal