Skip to comments.Sarah Palin aborts visit to Bethlehem
Posted on 03/21/2011 2:51:42 PM PDT by propertius
Sarah Palin has emerged at the centre of a potentially embarrassing mystery when she abruptly aborted a visit to Bethlehem just yards from an Israeli checkpoint guarding the entrance to the city of Christ's birth.
Mrs Palin, whose trip to the Holy Land is being seen as an attempt to burnish her foreign policy credentials ahead of a possible presidential bid, had been planning to tour Christian sites before holding evening talks with Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister. Bethlehem was supposed to be her first stop of the day, according to a leaked copy of her schedule.
It is unclear whether Mrs Palin and her team failed to realise that Bethlehem lay on Palestinian territory rather than in Israel, a mistake often made by foreign tourists, though not so often by visiting politicians
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Yes, SNIDE is right. ARGH
Yes, SNIDE is right. ARGH
perhaps it was the leak that led to the schedule change. or perhaps they heard of a threat
Ms Adrian should thank God her mommie didn’t abort her!
Boy these media folks try so hard to make Palin out as stupid but she said yesterday she was not able to go to Bethlehem but would be back soon to do so. This is a BS article.
ABORTS???????? What a slimy writer!!
Why use the word “abort” when you can use other words, like CANCEL?
Is there some agenda behind the use of this word?
Poor choice of words for someone as pro-life as Palin is.
Adrian Blomfield should be aborted.
Here is a story regarding the Palin visit with a far different tone.
Bethlehem is almost entirely Muslim controlled, with Christian persecution on the rise.
Bringing her there would have involved a huge military presence rolling in, with tanks, etc. The last thing she needed was to spark the 3rd Intifadah business the Arabs are hungering to launch.
This was a nasty choice of words. If she cancelled, it was for security reasons which is understandable.
I guess the dickhead author achieved his aim, we read the article.
Let me just say Ms Adrian is an ignorant twat!
GB just said on his show that the Palis had their biggest rocket attack on Israel in two years. Are they going after Sarah?
Why use a nasa term “abort” ?
I read in an interview that Bethlehem and Nazareth were not included in this trip. She acknowledged that in advance.
Just trying to smear her to look incompetent.
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