Skip to comments.Fed up, Obama says Israel ‘doesn’t know its own best interests’
Posted on 01/15/2013 7:22:17 AM PST by massmike
Barack Obama, frustrated with continued construction in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, has reportedly become inured to the issue and has begun telling colleagues that Israel is acting against its own best interests.
If accurately reported, such comments, expressed by the head of state of the country Israel considers its closest ally, may represent a new low in relations between this US administration and Jerusalem, which in recent years have suffered strains over the Palestinian and Iranian issues.
According to the report by Bloomberg columnist Jeffrey Goldberg published Tuesday morning, Obama last month began repeating the mantra that Israel doesnt know what its own best interests are.
The two leaders will have to deal with each other for several more years, should Netanyahu cruise to an election victory on January 22 as expected.
I dont think we are headed for a showdown, Aaron David Miller, a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, told the Associated Press recently, but the relationship will continue to be dysfunctional.
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“Own best interests” is Alinsky-speak for “my best interests.”
I didn't think I could hate him any more than I already do, I was wrong.
“I didn’t think I could hate him any more than I already do, I was wrong.”
Obama’s contempt for America and Americans seems to be without limit.
My hate for him tracks that.
Spoken like a true muslim
Unfortunately, seems most of the voters in the US in the recent election did not know their own best interests also, they reelected the thing.
The forward thinking documentary Obama’s America:2016 by Dinesh D’Sousa is coming truer every day since it is already Obama’s America now and it’s not even far into 2013 yet.
“Unfortunately, seems most of the voters in the US in the recent election did not know their own best interests also, they reelected the thing.”
They didn’t care. They were in it for instant gratification.
And for some voters who did care... they STILL stayed home. Imagine that?
arrogant, smug, omni-potent, dismissive. He’s one or more steps down the ladder from the Greek god Mediocrities. Maybe someone will attempt to impeach his imperial majesty but it won’t stick because they’re “raaaaacccccciiiiiissssstttt”. Still stunned at the idiots that put this clown back in office. (even though it was a done deal and all the dems could have stayed home 11/6) What was the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results?
NV freepers. See you in Carson City at noon on Saturday!!!! Woo Hoo!
Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.
I do imagine that and it is a very sad commentary. Just like spoiled children whom their parents give in to every whim, most of the populace is so used to having it good or getting what they want without working for it, they don’t care or even care enough to make sure we stay strong, safe and independent. Perhaps a little revolution every once in a while is a good thing because those left at the end know what it was to reach for and fight for a cause. Our pop culture society full of imbiciles who cannot do any analytical thinking is its own worse enemy.
Just wait till after he is sworn in again then the gloves are really coming off
The date was December 22nd, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge at Bastogne.
Lt. Col. Ned Moore told General Anthony McAuliffe that we had a German surrender ultimatum. The General’s first reaction was that the Germans wanted to surrender to us. Col. Moore quickly disabused him of that notion and explained that the Germans demanded our surrender. When McAuliffe heard that, and once he got over his incredulity, he sent back a very succinct response to the Germans - “Nuts!”
Even in the face of overwhelming odds, to simply surrender does not speak well of personal bravery or courage. The Israelis lack neither, a fact that Bronco Bama cannot seem to get his head around.
So according to Obama, it is in Israel’s interest to trim its borders to 6-10 miles wide while surrounded by 160 million hostile Arabs with 650 times the land.
Such arrogance. Why do American Jews still vote for this man?
Yes. And ‘sworn in’ to whom and in who’s name is the question.
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