In the most recent installment of “My Buyers Remorse”, a series of advertisements released by the Republican Jewish Coalition, Brad, a New York-based attorney, explains that while he supported President Obama in the 2008 race for the White House, he will not be doing so again in the upcoming elections.
The series of ads feature testimonies by individuals who explain how their perceptions of President Obama changed over the course of his presidency and why they were forced to re-think which candidate to support in the November elections.
“The corporate departments, the transaction departments of every major lawfirm in this city are on fumes right now, there’s no business,” Brad says in the ad. ”Companies are not expanding.”
He goes on to highlight that while the president chose to visit other countries “around” Israel, numerous times, he has never step foot in the Jewish state while in office.
“I find it unbelievable that President Obama, who alleges that he is a very strong friend of Israel, has never stepped foot in that country since he’s been president,” Brad says. “He’s been to many countries around it, more than once, but never set foot in Israel. That’s a problem for me.”
In the previous ad, Michael Goldstein, 48, a community college administrator from New Jersey, similarly explained how he became disillusioned by the Obama administration.
“I was enamored with Obama,” Goldstein said in an interview. “I thought he was sharp, intelligent and brought a new sense of wonder to politics. The fact that we were helping elect the first African-American president of the United States made me very proud, but I don’t believe anything he says anymore. I go more by his actions rather than by what he says.”