Skip to comments.Obama asks Palestinians to back off statehood push
Posted on 11/12/2012 9:39:42 AM PST by ColdOne
President Obama called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday, asking him to back off a Palestinian push for statehood at the United Nations.
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And Abbas told him “Forget it, Obozo...”
Obama can send Joe Biden to explain that Congress, not the UN, gets to decide on statehood, that normally you have to be a territory first, and that the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are ahead of them in line. If that fails, just tell him that the House of Representatives would never vote for it because it’s controlled by Republicans who are prejudiced against people who don’t speak English. That should work.