Mitt Romney on Monday morning ignited a firestorm of criticism from Palestinian leaders after he told a group of top-level Jewish donors here that the Israeli culture had helped them become more economically successful than the Palestinians. ‘’As you come here and you see the GDP per capita, for instance, in Israel which is about $21,000 dollars, and compare that with the GDP per capita just across the areas managed by the Palestinian Authority, which is more like $10,000 per capita, you notice such a dramatically stark difference in economic vitality,’’ Romney said
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