In an apparent reference to the verse "next year in Jerusalem" that Jews recite at the end of the Pesach Seder and at the end of the Yom Kippur service, the Wall Street Journal has an article titled "Newt Year in Jerusalem."
At the Republican Jewish Coalition debate the other day, Newt Gingrich declared: "So in a Gingrich administration, the opening day, there will be an executive order about two hours after the inaugural address; we will send the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, as of that day."
The presence of the U.S. Embassy in Israel's largest city rather than its capital has long been a sore point for Americans who sympathize with the Jewish state. But Gingrich is far from the first presidential candidate to promise such a move, a history that leads the Associated Press to produce one of its "fact check" articles. The dispatch, by Anne Gearan, is titled "Fact Check: Israel Embassy Promise May Be Empty." It exemplifies what is wrong with the "fact check" genre, so much so that it shows the AP literally doesn't know the meaning of the word "fact."
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