As President Obama heads off for Araby, the evangelical drums are beating out a pro-Israel tattoo. The Jerusalem Post is promoting a new poll by the Joshua Project showing lots of American Christian–especially evangelicals–prepared to agree that they have a “biblical and moral obligation” to support the Jewish state. This, saith Brody, means that the president is “playing with evangelical fire” if he seems to be pushing Israel too hard by, say, supporting a division of Jerusalem or demanding an end to settlement-building. Would that be the fire next time?
So while we’re waiting