Skip to comments.Analysis: PM unorthodox in conveying red line point
Posted on 09/28/2012 3:41:13 PM PDT by Former Fetus
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu assumed a professorial role and turning the UN General Assembly on Thursday into an Intro to Nuclear Physics class illustrated through the use of a rudimentary graph where a red line needs to be drawn during Irans bomb-making process.
But he did ensure that a picture of him drawing a red line on a sketch board illustration of a bomb will be on the front page of numerous newspapers Friday morning. And that was the prime ministers goal at the UN: To make clear to the international public what he means when he says a red line. The best way to do that is to lug a sketch board, a graphic, and a squeaky red marker into the UN to literally illustrate a point.
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Did anybody notice the tongue-in-cheek attitude from Netanyahu when he pointed out “this is a bomb,” “this is a fuse.” My husband and I both broke out into laughter.
Go, Bibi, go!
I listened to his speech. His points are well made.
It was a clear warning to Iran and to other nations.
Exactly. When next spring comes and the US and world have refused to deny Iran the bomb there will be no excuse that Israel didn’t plainly warn everyone.
I thought the use of a cartoon was a comment on the average intelligence level of those sitting in front of him, but maybe this columnist has it right.