Update: Mittness Protection Program Dropped in Jerusalem

Update - WSJ reports that some reporters will be allowed at the Romney Jerusalem fundraiser. WSJ also reminds us that, "President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign was quick to note that Mr. Obama did not hold fundraisers on his visit to Israel as a candidate in 2008."

Original post:
CNN Politics Political Ticker reports that Romney will bar reporters from his Jerusalem fund raiser at the King David Hotel. They further report:
In response to the news, Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod tweeted, "After London debacle, Romney team re-institutes Mittness Protection Program. Now media will be barred from his Jerusalem fundraiser."

In another tweet, he added, "Is it because Sheldon Adelson, the SuperPac King, will be among the guests?"
The Times Magazine noted the irony of Mitt taking money back from Israel. Matt Bai wrote in the "One Page Magazine" section: "IT'S ALL KOSHER. By Matt Bai. American Jews send millions of dollars to Israel every year, but Mitt Romney will soon reverse the equation." It's $60,000 a plate to attend.

Note that it looks like the same rabbi hosted both candidates at the Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovich.
He is known officially as the Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites of Israel.

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