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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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To: tcrlaf
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."

And they wonder why their credibility has gone into the crapper.

21 posted on 11/08/2011 1:43:59 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Don't Tread on Me!)
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To: Apparatchik
0bummer’s Jewish base will largely hold firm. They can't vote for a Republican conservative (even a Romney) for they equate conservatism with right wing, and right wing with the Nazis. Yes, I know Hitler and the Nazis arguably were not right wing. But it's their perception not mine.
22 posted on 11/08/2011 1:47:09 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: luvbach1

Le frog & the Kenyan Muslim!!!!!


23 posted on 11/08/2011 2:30:32 AM PST by wiseone (india)
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To: tcrlaf

We have new allies now. The Muzzie Brotherhood.

Israel can pound sand as long as a Muzzie sympathizer occupies the White Hut.


24 posted on 11/08/2011 2:38:34 AM PST by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: tcrlaf

“Bush calling a reporter an asshole on an open mic was the lead story FOR DAYS....”

Was this the Bush/Cheney open mic moment? I believe it was “first class asshole.” I also remember the issue being about how children would react to the fact that a leader used this type of language.


25 posted on 11/08/2011 2:54:17 AM PST by Toespi
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To: Ezekiel
Translation: Bibi lives in his head.

From what I've read Obama was pissed because France surprisingly voted for Palestinian UNESCO membership and I'm quite sure Bibi let Obama know what he thinks about that.

IMHO it's not that Obama outright agrees with Sarkozy (which he actually didn't) or that Netanyahu lives in Obama's head, but that it comes across in a way that his royal self can't be bothered to deal with world affairs, i.e. his job. How jaded can one person be?
26 posted on 11/08/2011 3:11:09 AM PST by wolf78 (Inflation is a form of taxation, too. Cranky Libertarian - equal opportunity offender.)
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To: luvbach1

It will hold firm because they are left of Lenin hard core liberal loons who basically go not believe in the legal existence of Israel at all - I know a few of them down here in Florida and the ignorance is appalling


27 posted on 11/08/2011 3:16:16 AM PST by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Toespi

Remember when the news story is BREAKING or THIS JUST IN the activity behind the curtain goes into high gear.


28 posted on 11/08/2011 3:17:41 AM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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earlier:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2803964/posts


29 posted on 11/08/2011 3:20:16 AM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: gemoftheocean

It was during the 2006 Israeli war and Bush said (with his mouth full of food) something like, Syria needs to quit supplying arms to Hezbollah. And your right, it was plastered all over the news and analysts were all over saying how dumb Bush was.


31 posted on 11/08/2011 3:31:34 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: The_Obama_Gerbil
so are we all looking forward to Rush telling his 35 million listeners this?

There's a very good chance Rush will mention this. Why do you think he won't?

32 posted on 11/08/2011 3:35:16 AM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: skr

Thank you skr. I do wish there was more reverence with His name.


33 posted on 11/08/2011 3:56:53 AM PST by RoadGumby (For God so loved the world)
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To: tcrlaf
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."

Typical.

34 posted on 11/08/2011 4:01:41 AM PST by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: The_Obama_Gerbil
"..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."Bingo..
35 posted on 11/08/2011 4:07:54 AM PST by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: maquiladora; Mariner

ping

Any thoughts on whether this could change the decision making process in Israel regarding Iran?


36 posted on 11/08/2011 4:11:56 AM PST by jhpigott (North Korea - The land of lousy options)
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To: Ezekiel

Translation: Bibi lives in his head.

*****

Correct!!! And Bibi knows it.

I wonder who else Obama “has to deal with every day.” Probably all of the Republican governors. He certainly seems to be vindictive in his dealings with their states.


37 posted on 11/08/2011 4:14:44 AM PST by maica ( Beat Obama with a Cain.)
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To: onyx

So the media will not report on embarrassing things that Obama might have said....go figure. The media in this country is pathetic!


38 posted on 11/08/2011 4:20:50 AM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: tcrlaf
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." because the truth would embarrass the progressive movement.

Fixed it.

39 posted on 11/08/2011 4:30:03 AM PST by kevkrom (This space for rent.)
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To: tcrlaf

Not surprising but nonetheless extremely worrying remarks.

Sarkozy is a dangerous man and now proven hater of Israel along with Obama.

2012 can’t come soon enough......Israel will be destroyed if Obama wins re election.


40 posted on 11/08/2011 4:42:06 AM PST by UKrepublican
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To: Ezekiel
"Translation: Bibi lives in his head."

For the reasons you skillfully imply, but meta-wise, also because Bibi commands the respect that Bobo and Boneapart can only dream about...

41 posted on 11/08/2011 4:58:38 AM PST by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: jhpigott

Nothing that Bibi didn’t already know I suspect. Most world leaders probably don’t like each other very much. Bibi will laugh it off and worry about more important issues.


42 posted on 11/08/2011 5:03:11 AM PST by maquiladora
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To: tcrlaf

What is more surprising: that Obama and Sarkozy hate Netanyahu so much or that the media was totally complicit in covering it up?


43 posted on 11/08/2011 5:12:53 AM PST by MichaelNewton
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44 posted on 11/08/2011 5:14:04 AM PST by SJackson (Haven't changed the environment, just take a bath. Eat a piece of chocolate. You need one. Michelle)
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45 posted on 11/08/2011 5:14:04 AM PST by SJackson (Haven't changed the environment, just take a bath. Eat a piece of chocolate. You need one. Michelle)
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To: tcrlaf

Dear Sarkozy and Obama:

You may be surprised to learn that many americans have a great deal more respect for Bibi than for either of you two bozos. In fact, if we were allowed, we would vote for Bibi as our own.

xoxo
Scotswife


46 posted on 11/08/2011 5:19:15 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: tcrlaf

Stay classy, Obama ;)


47 posted on 11/08/2011 5:31:13 AM PST by LBG11
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To: skr
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.

I agree. Thank you for stating this.
48 posted on 11/08/2011 5:35:51 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: maica

Frankly I’d believe Bibi over Barry any day.


49 posted on 11/08/2011 5:47:47 AM PST by freebird5850 (Of course Obama loves his country...it's just that Cain loves mine!)
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To: tcrlaf

And just think . . . When the S.O.B. gets re-elected, we’ll have another 4 years during which we cannot sit down without great discomfort because of the giant carbuncle on our national butt from this clown’s constant digging around in our private parts.

The twerp is a suppurating pustule on the face of America, a bleeding ulcer in our collective belly, a dangling hemorrhoid from our trash-dump portal, a pair of missing incisors from our friendly smile, a slimy blot on our continental landscape, a stack of unpaid bills on The People’s desk, a trail of muddy footprints across our parlor carpet, an unflushed toilet in our public latrine, an obscenity in our general discourse, and a nightmare in our communal sleep.

And y’know what . . . I bet this won’t even cost him the big-city Jewish vote. This sumbitch is very likely gonna be re-elected and spend 4 more years embarrassing and bankrupting the place while accomplishing absolutely nothing of positive value, just basking and grinning in the spotlight and frying up our assets in the fat of the land.

What’s even worse is that whenever he leaves office, he’ll join the emeritus ranks and flit around delivering speeches on his wonderful accomplishments and how far he dragged the rednecks kicking and screaming along the progressive path toward the golden city of Kumbaya. He’ll give anti-American commentary a la Carter, and drag in embarrassingly large sums for blathers-kite and balderdash a la Clinton.

He’s going to wind up being a bigger embarrassment than the Edsel, pet rocks, Roseanne, PeeWee Herman, Susan B. Anthony dollar coins, Watergate, and professional “wrestling” combined.


50 posted on 11/08/2011 5:49:41 AM PST by sierrahome
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