Hillary Clinton Is the Status Quo Candidate

Like Obama, but slightly worse. (AP)

Hillary Clinton really wants to be president, but why? First of all, the job only pays $400,000 a year, and often requires taking positions on key issues. The White House is located in a less fashionable neighborhood than her current D.C. residence.

‘We’re On Our Own’

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By the summer of 2013, President Obama had convinced several key Israelis that he wasn’t bluffing about using force against the Iranian nuclear program. Then he failed to enforce his red line against Syrian dictator Bashar Assad—and the Israelis realized they’d been snookered. Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the United States, recalls the shock inside his government. “Everyone went quiet,” he said in a recent interview. “An eerie quiet. Everyone understood that that was not an option, that we’re on our own.”

An Inside Look At How Obama Killed The U.S.-Israel Relationship

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In his new memoir, former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren documents the rapid dissolution of the historically close U.S.-Israel alliance under President Barack Obama. Oren recounts being threatened and intimidated at multiple junctures by Obama and his senior officials, marking many firsts in a relationship that has long been the cornerstone of American foreign policy.