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Report: Sarkozy calls Netanyahu 'liar' (Obama AGREES, Caught On Open Mic!)
YNET ^ | 11-7-11 | YNET

Posted on 11/07/2011 10:52:07 PM PST by tcrlaf

The conversation then drifted to Netanyahu, at which time Sarkozy declared: "I cannot stand him. He is a liar." According to the report, Obama replied: "You're fed up with him, but I have to deal with him every day!"

The remark was naturally meant to be said in confidence, but the two leaders' microphones were accidently left on, making the would-be private comment embarrassingly public.

The communication faux pas went unnoticed for several minutes, during which the conversation between the two heads of state – which quickly reverted to other matters – was all but open to members the press, who were still in possession of headsets provided by the Elysée for the sake of simultaneous translation during the G20 press conference.

"By the time the (media) services at the Elysée realize it, it was on for at least three minutes," one journalist told the website. Still, he said that reporters "did not have a chance to take advantage of this fluke."

The surprising lack of coverage may be explained by a report alleging that reporters present at the event were requested to sign an agreement to keep mum on the subject of the embarrassing comments.

A member of the media confirmed Monday that "there were discussions between journalists and they agreed not to publish the comments due to the sensitivity of the issue."

Report: Sarkozy calls Netanyahu 'liar'

Microphones accidently left on after G20 meeting pick up private conversation between US, French presidents. Sarkozy admits he 'can't stand' Israeli premier. Obama: You're fed up with him? I have to deal with him every day!

French President Nicolas Sarkozy reportedly told US President Barack Obama that he could not "stand" Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and that he thinks the Israeli premier "is a liar."

According to a Monday report in the French website "Arret sur Images," after facing reporters for a G20 press conference on Thursday, the two presidents retired to a private room, to further discuss the matters of the day.

The conversation apparently began with President Obama criticizing Sarkozy for not having warned him that France would be voting in favor of the Palestinian membership bid in UNESCO despite Washington's strong objection to the move.


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To: tcrlaf

Him and Tony Blair had a similar open mike incident. It didn’t get too much traction in the media either.


2 posted on 11/07/2011 10:54:48 PM PST by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Uh, No. When Bush and Blair had the open mike incident, it was ALL OV£R the news like white on rice. Are you sure you weren’t under a rock? For one thing the BBC reporter (and you can probably find it on youtube) reported with GLEE that Bush said ‘....so I told them someone ought to tell the X to stop doing this sh*t...’ etc. etc.


3 posted on 11/07/2011 10:59:53 PM PST by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

“didn’t get too much traction in the media either.”

REALLY?
What planet were you living on in those days, because on THIS PLANET, Bush calling a reporter an asshole on an open mic was the lead story FOR DAYS....


4 posted on 11/07/2011 11:02:57 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf; onyx; Me; myself; STARWISE; penelopesire

FOR FIRST THING TOMORROW!


5 posted on 11/07/2011 11:04:56 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: tcrlaf; SJackson

Ping!


6 posted on 11/07/2011 11:15:28 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Yehuda
According to the report, Obama replied: "You're fed up with him, but I have to deal with him every day!"

Translation: Bibi lives in his head.

WONderDOG ("They talk about me like I'm a dog") still can't shake the Zionist merit badge Netanyahu so skillfully bestowed upon him at the UN.

7 posted on 11/07/2011 11:18:05 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: tcrlaf

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOM !


8 posted on 11/07/2011 11:48:26 PM PST by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: tcrlaf

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOM !


9 posted on 11/07/2011 11:48:26 PM PST by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: tcrlaf

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOM !


10 posted on 11/07/2011 11:49:08 PM PST by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: tcrlaf

Obama’s Jewish base should completely abandon him now (except for the hardcore Alinsky Marxists). Ironically, this will probably boost Sarko’s standing in the French polls.


11 posted on 11/07/2011 11:49:36 PM PST by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: tcrlaf

so are we all looking forward to Rush telling his 35 million listeners this? and will we hear it on MSNBC? ahh,,,nope,,Herman Cain feeling up white women is priority.


12 posted on 11/07/2011 11:49:44 PM PST by The_Obama_Gerbil
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

ping


13 posted on 11/07/2011 11:57:38 PM PST by lonevoice (The Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, impeach we much. We will much about that be committed.)
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To: tcrlaf

They probably wanted the world to hear what they said to discredit Israel and up their standings in the Arab world.


14 posted on 11/08/2011 12:06:27 AM PST by stars & stripes forever ( Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: tcrlaf

The Frogs and the wannabe Frog.


15 posted on 11/08/2011 12:34:15 AM PST by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Zero’s entire life has been an incident.


16 posted on 11/08/2011 12:40:10 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (We need to fix things ourselves)
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To: tcrlaf
This is SO going to be SO good! Obama and Sarkosy, both socialists (semi-communists) bad-mouthing probably the strongest conservative man in the world...got popcorn?

If it can be verified that Obama and Sarkosky protrayed Netanyahu as a bad guy, the shit is really going to hit the fan, especially with Olmert recently coming out against Iran.

This could be a benefit to the west. Then again...

17 posted on 11/08/2011 1:07:58 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded
"Him and Tony Blair had a similar open mike incident. It didn’t get too much traction in the media either."

This will simply because of the topic and the situation developing with Iran. This will be all over the alternative media today. Watch.

18 posted on 11/08/2011 1:11:41 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever.)
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To: tcrlaf

I remember when Jesus’ name/title wasn’t simply an exclamation, especially on a conservative site. Certainly you’re not the only one, and I don’t mean to single you out, but His name is worthy of worship and allowed for entreaty, but was never meant for being used lightly.


19 posted on 11/08/2011 1:37:06 AM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: tcrlaf

So how did it get published, then?


20 posted on 11/08/2011 1:37:09 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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