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Nov 2, 2020, 2:23 PM
The Marrano Voter: Secret Key to a Trump Victory
And the winner is…Donald Trump! At least, if my political-Marrano theory is correct. We all see the same polls. Other than a couple of outliers, they currently project a solid Biden victory. Some show a double-digit lead in the popular...
Oct 26, 2020, 4:09 PM
No-Shows for Joe: Democrats Who Fear a Biden Victory
The growing evidence may be anecdotal, but it is unmistakable. Based on extensive voter feedback, there are increasing numbers of life-long liberal Democrats who have had enough of their party’s frighteningly illiberal Left turn. They’ve decided they will not,...
Aug 14, 2020, 11:32 PM
What should Jewish voters REALLY know about Kamala Harris?
Israeli and Jewish-interest publications wasted no time in playing up the “Jewish” angle of Joe Biden’s “historic” choice for vice president, Senator Kamala Harris. Front page stories featured “what Jewish voters should know” about her. Seemingly all needed to...
Feb 20, 2020, 6:12 PM
In Democrats we Trust: Danger for Israel/Allies
This is getting dangerous. Embassy attacks in Baghdad. Targeted killings of top Iranian militia generals. Threats of war, and counter-threats. Widespread riots destabilizing both Iraq and Iran. Implications of President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” peace plan, and the backlash...
Nov 6, 2018, 9:45 PM
Republicans Hold Congress! (Tomorrow’s Analysis–Why Wait?)
In the film L.A. Story, Steve Martin plays a TV weatherman in Los Angeles, where the perfect weather is so predictable that he pre-records his forecasts days in advance. In spite of the breathless suspense regarding the U.S. midterms—not to...
Oct 19, 2018, 4:30 PM
Please, pro-Israel Democrats: Rescue your party
Dems, I must ask you: Is winning in the Midterms worth the price of sacrificing your ideals, of electing radical, Israel-hostile candidates?
Oct 10, 2016, 7:01 PM
The Trump Tapes, the Trump Vote: Maintaining Perspective
Two days later, the Trump tapes continue to reverberate. As someone who speaks and writes arguing that electing Donald Trump (with all of his imperfections) is far preferable to electing Hillary Clinton (with all of hers), I’ve been challenged...
Jul 6, 2016, 1:03 AM
The Opposite of Benghazi: Happy Entebbe Anniversary, Mrs. Clinton
Every so often, the stars align just right to place certain current events in proper historical context. This past week provided a good example, though one had to pay simultaneous attention to Israel and America to see it: the...
Mar 16, 2016, 5:43 PM
The Wild Republican Race: Where Things Are, And Where Things Are Going
The strangest campaign in modern American history marches on. After last night’s five primaries and the subsequent exit from the race of Marco Rubio, the conventional wisdom is that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have emerged as prohibitive favorites...
Mar 4, 2016, 12:06 AM
NOT Inevitable (Yet): Now Trump Faces “Closed” Primaries — Which He Hasn’t Been Winning
Across most of the Republican political spectrum, astonished panic is setting in over the increasingly likely prospect that Donald Trump --Donald Trump! -- will roll right along to win the GOP nomination, especially following another gravity-defying performance on Super Tuesday. For...
Abe Katsman, a Seattle native, is an American attorney, consultant, political commentator and writer living in Israel. He serves as Counsel to Republicans Overseas Israel.