Hiltzik's Middle East Advice for Obama

Here’s a quick interview with PR guy Matthew Hiltzik, a former spokesman for the state Democratic Party who did Jewish outreach for Hillary Clinton’s 2000 Senate race, in which I ask him what advice he’d have for Barack Obama ahead of a politically perilous swing through the Middle East.

Among Hiltzik’s suggestions, doubtless inspired by certain memorable aspects of his Clinton experience: Get a good translator.