Skip to comments.For Israel, Chance to Strike Before an Ally Departs (Israel recognizes Obama as the liar he is)
Posted on 01/04/2009 7:58:30 PM PST by tobyhill
For nine days, as European and United Nations officials have called urgently for a cease-fire in Gaza, the Bush administration has squarely blamed the rocket attacks of the Palestinian militant group Hamas for Israels assault, maintaining to the end its eight-year record of stalwart support for Israel.
Mr. Bush, in his weekly radio address on Saturday, said the United States did not want a one-way cease-fire that allowed Hamas to keep up its rocket fire, and Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday echoed the point, declaring that only a sustainable, durable peace would be acceptable.
Many Middle East experts say Israel timed its move against Hamas, which began with airstrikes on Dec. 27, 24 days before Mr. Bush leaves office, with the expectation of such backing in Washington. Israeli officials could not be certain that President-elect Barack Obama,
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
“Barack Obama wins 77 percent of Jewish vote”
I hope the 77% is happy with how quiet he is on this...
The photographs of Obama reaching DC today turned my stomach.
He is an escape artist, a photo op lover, a person who like billy klnton will lead via popularity polls and a person who CARES MORE ABOUT WHAT OTHER NATIONS THINK OF US THAN ABOUT DOING THE RIGHT THING SHOULD IT BE UNPOPULAR WITH OTHER NATIONS.
This narcissist who appears to be strong and fit certainly comes off as a whimp to anyone who takes a second look.
The fact that Reid and Durbin are publicly supporting Israel in this matter suggests that O does too.
The bottom line is Bush has NOT been saying what he is saying now for the last 8 years.
Because it's "Legacy Time"! Bush has not been all bad, but he's hardly been anything like the conservative we hoped for way back when.
Jeb can just forget about his father's idea for a run. "Read My Lips" and "I've abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system" have me disgusted with the Bushes. Two strikes and you're out.
Narcissist indeed, but strong and fit? Only if you love chicken legs and manboobs.
See if you can find all the common features between Obama and a narcissist in the following article.........
If that is the case then why did Israelis contact relatives in the States and urge them to vote for obama?
Add on...one thing narcissists do is “ Ignore whatever conflicts with his fantasy world.”
Obama must have one hell of a fantasy world.
He is going to have to be well installed into his fantasy world to withstand the projectiles that will be coming his way.
Clinton was a smooth talker, too. And a narcissist, no doubt. With some distinct sociopathic flags flying around him; Obama, I fear, is going to make clinton look like a piker. Obama is in WAY OVER HIS HEAD....HE IS IN THE GROWN UP WORLD WITHOUT A PADDLE, ONLY THE REALLY BAD PICKS HE HAS MADE AS PREZ ELECT THERE TO STEER HIM. It is getting scary.
The story that I heard was that young American liberal Jews contacted their grandparents in Florida and urged them fervently to vote the liberal ticket (Obama). American Jews seem in denial. Liberal is regarded as “smart” by those “in the know” who consider themselves elites.
New York Times reporter Scott Shane and Washington Post research editor Alice Crites
Actually, Obama probably encouraged Israel to move before he takes office, so that by the time he is sworn in the offensive will have run its course and he can call for a pullback or truce. It makes everyone happy: Bush gets to stand by an ally, the Israelis get to go after an enemy, and Obama gets to come in on a white horse after both sides have spent themselves and be the peacemaker. From his perspective it is better for the offensive to come sooner rather than later.
“A narcissistic injury occurs when someone defeats or criticizes the narcissistic individual. The narcissist may not show it outwardly, but they are haunted by criticisms and defeats. They begin to feel empty, degraded, and humiliated and are capable of retaliating with narcissistic rage. Their reactions constitute disdain or defiant attacks”
I distinctly remember the media gang bang on Bush I. They constantly referred to him as Mr. Bush during his re-election campaign to diminish him in the eyes of the voters. Once the Clintoon was elected, it was PRESIDENT CLINTON from that day to this. Shane is just shitting in W's face. The media are evil.
Get real! Obama should be quiet - HE’S NOT PRESIDENT YET!!
HE WON’T BE PRESIDENT UNTIL HE’S SWORN IN - WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE LAWS OF THIS LAND THAT SO MANY PEOPLE CANNOT UNDERSTAND.
THERE’S ONLY ONE PRESIDENT AT A TIME - AND BUSH IS STILL IT - THANK GOD!!
I thought from the beginning of this battle that Israel chose to go now while Bush was still in office - because they do not have any confidence in Obama.
And he's still a dumbass!
They have done the very same thing to President George W. Bush, from day one! They have been joined by many republicans, conservatives and FReepers. They all disgust me!
to diminish him in the eyes of the voters
Exactly - and it has worked!
Americans in Israel voted 78% for McCain.
Most of the Jewish Obama supporters want Israel to submit to a cease fire and end the incursions. What idiots!
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NOW he hides behind this. Up until now, he's been strutting and spouting as if he were already king - ah, president.
He's in between a rock and his lies. He dare not show his anti-Israel feelings yet - and won't condemn those with whom his sympathies lie - his muzzies friends and family.
Thanks for the laugh.
Israel taking advice from Obama...........that's so ludicrous in so many ways, I can't even find the words...
>>No it doesn’t. Obama is a master at playing two ends against the middle.<<
He can step in poo and come out smelling like a rose. The media whores will certainly be licking his boots for the next 4 years trying to turn it into an 8 year love affair.
Taha may be but the fact is that hw was elected president. Who voted for him?
Sober up before posting, pal.
That never happened to any large extent! Polls done among Israelis showed McCain significantly ahead of Obama as their choice for the US presidency - one of the very few foreign countries in the world where that was true. Furthermore, among Americans in Israel actually voting in the US presidential election by absentee ballot, exit polling showed McCain with about a 3 to 1 margin over "Osama" Obama.
If you read this entire NY Simes article, you get the feeling that one of the major underlying purposes of it is to tell O that his buddies in the Arab world don’t appreciate his reticence on the current conflict.
It was relentless during the Bush I re-election. ALWAYS Mr. Bush. Then ALWAYS President Clinton.
Remember when Clinton’s blue dress made the news - Clinton launched a huge air raid on Baghdad that weekend for “violations” of the treaty Saddam had after GW1. In fact Clinton used the pretext of those “treaty violations” a lot during his terms to put competing stories on the air.