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Did Bibi Slap Obama in the Face?
Commentary Magazine, by Jonathan S. Tobin

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/3/2012 1:15:20 AM

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s political options at home are limited. (Snip) To that end, he was in Washington yesterday criticizing his country’s government and saying that Netanyahu’s decision to approve building projects in Jerusalem and its suburb was a “slap in the face” to President Obama. He believes the project to build in the so-called E1 area that connects Maale Adumim with the city was an insult to the president, especially after the United States stood by Israel during the conflict with Gaza and at the United Nations. Olmert is right to say that Obama’s recent support

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It is obvious that Israel can also appoint and elect a Prime Minister [Ehud Olmert] that could help destroy his country by aligning with the liberals in the United States. Negotiating with terrorist is another obvious bad thing. Olmert believes that in the recent Gaza flareup, that the United States could have just as easily sided with Hamas? Is he suffering from dementia? I always thought ALL Israeli leaders were hard-wired to protect their fledgling nation.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fishbone, 12/3/2012 1:38:39 AM     (No. 9045239)

Just like ALL American politicians are Patriots? I guess idiocy knows no national boundaries.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 12/3/2012 2:10:57 AM     (No. 9045252)

Not everything is about that idiot Obama. What gas Obama ever invested ´personally´ in any political negotiation? He can´t even bother to show up for budget negotiations here...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/3/2012 2:47:13 AM     (No. 9045258)

Pure craziness. Number one,this clown has no business going on foreign soil and criticizing his own government. If he has a gripe he should do it on his own land. Number two,Obama got a cheap throwaway vote here when the results were already lopsided in the Pallis favor.All this does is give the big left grounds to bash Israel for expanding settlements.

Obama said a long time ago he was in favor of imposing statehood on the Pallis but later backtracked.Rice is also in favor of it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/3/2012 3:02:12 AM     (No. 9045267)

Was it a slap in the face to Obama? Oh, I hope so.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/3/2012 3:04:12 AM     (No. 9045268)

A slap in Zippy´s face ? What about the people living in that nightmare ? Has Zippy ever seen the Mexican border to the US, let alone the Gaza Strip ?

Was it an insult to Zippy because he supports Hamas ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/3/2012 5:34:25 AM     (No. 9045315)

In both faces?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/3/2012 6:05:16 AM     (No. 9045334)

Hmmm, which is worse? Bibi slapping Jug Ears in the face or Jug Ears stabbing Bibi in the back?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 12/3/2012 6:20:56 AM     (No. 9045343)

#4 beat me to it - I really hope so.

#3 is correct - if Olmert has a gripe with Bibi, he should work it out at home not on foreign soil. IMHO what Olmert has done is treason.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 12/3/2012 7:35:02 AM     (No. 9045427)

I prefer to think of it as pushing Obamacles out of the way. ("Lead, follow or get out of the way.")

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 12/3/2012 7:35:09 AM     (No. 9045428)

Like him or hate him, we have to give Benjamin Netanyahu credit for one important trait: He is on his the side of his own country.

We can´t say the same of our current president.

(PS: as to Netanyahu - personally I like him.)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Nimby, 12/3/2012 7:35:56 AM     (No. 9045434)

With friends like these, who else does Netanyahu need?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: cheeflo, 12/3/2012 8:16:11 AM     (No. 9045492)

If he didn´t, he should.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/3/2012 8:44:10 AM     (No. 9045546)

Love Netanyahu. He is one of the few world leaders left who will stand up for what´s right for his country. Heard a snatch of Levin talking on his show about Bibi. I think Bibi went to high school or something like that in this country. Wish he could run for president here.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/3/2012 9:29:10 AM     (No. 9045655)

I wish he would kick him in the rear in.

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