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Obama: Bibi is a Pain in the... New book quotes the American president as expressing
inn ^ | 11/5/13 | Elad Benari

Posted on 11/05/2013 8:46:50 PM PST by Nachum

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Barack Obama are not known to have had a good relationship, but the American president seems to have taken it a bit too far.

In a new book that was released Tuesday, Obama is quoted as expressing what he really thinks about Netanyahu during his 2012 presidential campaign.

According to the book, “Double Down,” Obama said that "We all know Bibi Netanyahu is a pain in the a**" when discussing the conflict between the Israelis and the Arabs.

"Double Down" was written by MSNBC correspondents Mark Halperin and John Heilemann and it reveals behind-the-scenes political stories from the American presidential race in 2012.

The quote about Netanyahu by Obama, which was reportedly made during a meeting between the President and his aides a year before the elections, is the only time Israel is mentioned in the book.

Relations between Obama and Netanyahu were strained during Obama's first term, with supporters of Obama accusing Netanyahu of interfering in the U.S. election in favor of Obama's rival, Mitt Romney. Supporters of Netanyahu, meanwhile, accused Obama of trying to keep Netanyahu from being reelected last January.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bibi; book; netanyahu; obama
Obama: Bibi is a Pain in the... New book quotes the American president as expressing what he really thinks about the Prime Minister of close ally Israel.
1 posted on 11/05/2013 8:46:50 PM PST by Nachum
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2 posted on 11/05/2013 8:47:54 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

God will not be toy’d with


3 posted on 11/05/2013 8:48:21 PM PST by advertising guy ( if your cell phone is in the front pocket....it wasn't a butt dial..............just sayin)
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To: Nachum

Seeing as Øbama is all arse, that must be one great big pain!


4 posted on 11/05/2013 8:51:06 PM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: Nachum

To bad. I guess life would be better for Obama if the Israelis would just go away. However, they are here to stay and will win in the end according to G_d’s word.


5 posted on 11/05/2013 8:52:17 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Nachum

6 posted on 11/05/2013 8:53:27 PM PST by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Nachum

7 posted on 11/05/2013 8:56:48 PM PST by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Nachum

I thought he was going to say “He is our most trusted ally”.

Oh, “and Churchill was the greatest statesman of the 20th century”.

I know, silly me.


8 posted on 11/05/2013 8:58:13 PM PST by marron
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To: Nachum

bibi is a pain in the a$$, but new iranian president hawkwad spitballowi is a great statesman, and apparently his sorta guy.


9 posted on 11/05/2013 8:58:14 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Nachum

When the libs at MSNBC start telling the truth about him things must be pretty bad.


10 posted on 11/05/2013 8:59:38 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Nachum
Yeah, what a pain in the a$$ that the Israelis won’t just allow the “Palestinians” to massacre every single one of them so that the Islamic “one-state solution” of a “Muslim country” from the Mediterranean to the Jordan (and beyond) can’t be realized.
11 posted on 11/05/2013 9:00:05 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Nachum

Who does Obama think he is Dick Cheney. Cheney is the only one to curse out people. I would have loved to be a fly on the wall in staff meetings talking about Saddam and others. He must have been something else.


13 posted on 11/05/2013 9:02:15 PM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Nachum

Top seven things that make Obama say that Bibi is a pain in the ass:

1. Keeps going on and on about how he doesn’t want his people annihilated, as if that really matters.

2. Won’t give up and just hand the whole country over to Abbas.

3. Breeder.

4. He’s got a foreign accent and knows how to use it. Can’t Kissinger come in and help me develop a cherman accent, ja?

5. Keeps mentioning that Israel is a sovereign nation. Big whoop.

6. Keeps mentioning that Israel is an ally, and I shouldn’t wipe my ass on Israeli flag toilet paper anymore. But it’s so soft and cushiony. That other brand hurts my ass.

7. Won’t shine my shoes, so he must be a racist.


14 posted on 11/05/2013 9:04:31 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

;-) Bibi speaks more elegant and cogent English than the Obamanoid.


15 posted on 11/05/2013 9:09:23 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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16 posted on 11/05/2013 9:09:46 PM PST by LucyT (~ If you're NOT paranoid, you don't know what's going on. ~)
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To: Eleutheria5

;-) Bibi speaks more elegant and cogent English than the Obamanoid.


17 posted on 11/05/2013 9:12:59 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: ArmyTeach

That’s number 8.


18 posted on 11/05/2013 9:18:46 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: dalereed

I highly recommend Preparation H with a remote detonator for the pain in his a$$ which would solve his problem...and ours.


19 posted on 11/05/2013 9:21:25 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Nachum

IF Bibi nukes Iran in the next two weeks he will forever be my hero.
Where as obammy in my book is lower than a basset hounds dick.
Hell,
Even Putin is better than obammy.


20 posted on 11/05/2013 9:23:26 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: Joe Boucher
... obammy in my book is lower than a basset hounds dick.

Thank you kindly for making me fall off my chair from laughing so hard. ROFL.

21 posted on 11/05/2013 9:27:04 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: Nachum

I wish Bibi was our President.


22 posted on 11/05/2013 9:28:09 PM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: MestaMachine

I would suggest something more explosive than Preparation H!!


23 posted on 11/05/2013 10:13:31 PM PST by dalereed
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To: dalereed

Actually, I was thinking more along those lines myself. Got to watch how you phrase things these days.


24 posted on 11/05/2013 10:20:12 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: jdsteel
According to the book, “Double Down,” Obama said that "We all know Bibi Netanyahu is a pain in the a**" when discussing the conflict between the Israelis and the Arabs.

"Double Down" was written by MSNBC correspondents Mark Halperin and John Heilemann and it reveals behind-the-scenes political stories from the American presidential race in 2012

Isn't MSNBC antisemitic? Maybe the quote's in the book because the writers agree with it... Do you know? I don't...

25 posted on 11/06/2013 3:35:08 AM PST by GOPJ (If you like your Social Security number and bank account, you can keep it. Freeper AU72)
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To: Nachum

I would love to know all the things Bibi has called Obama in private.


26 posted on 11/06/2013 3:42:22 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Alberta's Child

Glad to help.
Sorry for my salty language


27 posted on 11/06/2013 4:27:44 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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28 posted on 11/06/2013 5:45:09 AM PST by SJackson (if you want to test a man’s character, give him power A Lincoln)
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To: Joe Boucher

OMG! I LOVE it!

You have enriched my Weltungshung with your Erudite Colloquialism Today!

Thank You! :-)


29 posted on 11/06/2013 5:53:39 AM PST by left that other site (.)
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To: Nachum

Apparently Bath House Barry, the chickenhawk from Nairobi, doesn’t know what happens to evildoers who mess with God’s People.


30 posted on 11/06/2013 6:39:29 AM PST by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: left that other site

Glad i could put a smile on ya with a turn of the tounge


31 posted on 11/06/2013 6:55:04 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: LucyT

Besides being one heck of a statesman, I have always found Bibi a sexy guy. OK flame away but I know for a fact that I am not the only woman that thinks that.


32 posted on 11/06/2013 7:11:48 AM PST by bergmeid (Resist we much!)
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To: Bedford Forrest

It is crystal clear as spelled out in the Bible but he either thinks it is not true or he doesn’t care. Either way, he will be dealt with.


33 posted on 11/06/2013 7:16:37 AM PST by bergmeid (Resist we much!)
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To: Joe Boucher

LOL.


34 posted on 11/06/2013 8:13:11 AM PST by left that other site (.)
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To: Eleutheria5
"6. Keeps mentioning that Israel is an ally, and I shouldn’t wipe my ass on Israeli flag toilet paper anymore. But it’s so soft and cushiony. That other brand hurts my ass."

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Let's turn it around.

Well, B. Hussein O., what if Israel were US ally (what if, Hussein...!) and US needed Israeli protection, or dire assistance for survival, and Netanyahu was recorded saying you were a pain in the ass.

I'd like to know your response, Mr. Big Britches. Just remember who you insult on your way up when you are on the way down, so to speak.

35 posted on 11/06/2013 8:44:14 AM PST by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: LucyT

A world of difference.....and we got the short end.


36 posted on 11/06/2013 8:45:29 AM PST by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: bergmeid

Copy that.


37 posted on 11/06/2013 8:49:02 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: ArmyTeach
";-) Bibi speaks more elegant and cogent English than the Obamanoid."

True - my nephews, ages 11 and 13 speak more elegantly - with a far more cogent use of the English language than B. Hussein O.

BHO lowers the bar again.

38 posted on 11/06/2013 8:51:47 AM PST by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: bergmeid
"Besides being one heck of a statesman, I have always found Bibi a sexy guy. OK flame away but I know for a fact that I am not the only woman that thinks that."

You are correct - you are not the only woman who thinks that!

I was let down when I heard he had had a sexual indiscretion. Bummer.

Still, he is one sexy fellow. Maybe that contributed to the indiscretion - being like a rock star in the political arena. Netanyahu groupies everywhere.

Not excusing him - just excusing him. <8^)

39 posted on 11/06/2013 9:06:29 AM PST by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: bergmeid
Besides being one heck of a statesman, I have always found Bibi a sexy guy.

No flames from this quarter.

40 posted on 11/06/2013 10:50:11 AM PST by LucyT (~ If you're NOT paranoid, you don't know what's going on. ~)
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To: hummingbird

In his case, most likely he’ll go as high as Haman.


41 posted on 11/06/2013 3:27:25 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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