Ron Dermer is “as American as they come,” according to his mentor, the Republican pollster Frank Luntz. Today in Tablet Magazine, senior writer Allison Hoffman finds that it is just that quality along with intelligence, wiliness, and deep connections to America’s GOP establishment that Dermer’s boss, Prime Minister Netanyahu, finds so valuable. “In terms of security policy, diplomatic policy, economic policy,” says Dermer, “I share his views—there are very few things we don’t see eye to eye on.”
Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.