Let’s stop pretending Israel isn’t a partisan issue – The Washington Post

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…And here’s a colorful illustration of the symbiotic relationship between the GOP and Netanyahu’s Likud. The Republican Party’s greatest patron is casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who spent somewhere between $100 and $150 million trying to unseat Barack Obama in 2012. And who is Benjamin Netanyahu’s greatest patron? None other than Sheldon Adelson, who a few years ago created a free daily newspaper, Israel Hayom, whose primary purpose is to blanket the country with news favorable to Netanyahu.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2015/01/22/lets-stop-pretending-israel-isnt-a-partisan-issue/