GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors in a newly released video clip that Palestinians “have no interest” in peace with Israel and suggested that efforts at Mideast peace under his administration would languish.
Romney says that Palestinians are “committed to the destruction and elimination of Israel” and that the prospects for a two-state solution to Mideast peace were dim.
“You hope for some degree of stability, but you recognize that this is going to remain an unsolved problem.and we kick the ball down the field and hope that ultimately, somehow, something will happen and resolve it,” Romney said.
The remarks are contained in a clip posted Tuesday on the website of the magazine Mother Jones. The magazine said the video is from a $50,000-a-plate fundraiser in Boca Raton, Fla., on May 17.
In the latest clip, Romney is asked about the “Palestinian problem.” He gives a detailed, though somewhat rambling response, and says, “the Palestinians have no interest whatsoever in establishing peace,” and “the pathway to peace is almost unthinkable to accomplish.”Could it have anything to do with the fact that, when given the chance to vote for their own government, the Palestinian people voted for Hamas, who openly declares (in their Charter) -
ROMNEY SPOKE THE TRUTH.