Tuesday, September 4, 2012

New DNC Platform: God and Jerusalem go under the bus

God is not mentioned in the New DNC platform. They also dropped a statement naming Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.

CHARLOTTE - For Democrats, there is no God in 2012 - at least as far as the party's platform is concerned. 
Nor is there a Jerusalem
Democrats removed those two words, and the passages surrounding them, from the 2012 party platform as it was released this week. 
In Charlotte on Monday, the Democratic National Committee released its 2012 party platform after the DNC Platform Committee approved it under the leadership of Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker. The Platform Drafting Committee, led by Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, gathered feedback for an initial draft in Minneapolis over the summer. 
Gone are three sentences identifying Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, now and forever. There is no mention of Jerusalem in the 2012 document, after the 2008 version included this mention: Keep on reading...

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