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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-09-11 09:37 AM
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12. how do the GOP get away with being so unpatriotic?
our U.S. president didn't even insult Netanyahu, and he's supposed to apologize to him? the American president is obliged to protect the feelings of Israeli politicians?

An Israeli politician who himself insulted our country, by the way. He didn't insult one of our politicians, he insulted America. He insulted the country which is Israel's only friend in the world. Did anyone demand that Netanyahu apologize to us?

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/checkpoint-washington/...

The United States and Israel have made a huge effort this month to patch up the sometimes difficult relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. But a newly released video of Netanyahu, speaking in an unvarnished manner in 2001 about relations with the United States and the peace process, may cause some heartburn at the White House.

"I know what America is," Netanyahu told a group of terror victims, apparently not knowing his words were being recorded. "America is a thing you can move very easily, move it in the right direction. They won't get in their way."
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  -Bachmann calls on Obama to apologize to Israel oberliner  Nov-09-11 08:43 AM   #0 
  - I call on Obama to ignore Bachmann.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Nov-09-11 08:47 AM   #1 
  - I concur  oberliner   Nov-09-11 09:02 AM   #7 
  - +1  treestar   Nov-09-11 12:24 PM   #24 
  - I call on Bachmann  walerosco   Nov-10-11 10:24 AM   #48 
  - Seems to me that republicans love demanding Obama follow their commands.  no_hypocrisy   Nov-09-11 08:49 AM   #2 
  - Well put  oberliner   Nov-09-11 09:03 AM   #8 
  - "republicans love demanding Obama follow their commands"  Jack Rabbit   Nov-09-11 11:49 AM   #22 
  - Really??  RockaFowler   Nov-09-11 08:49 AM   #3 
  - That would be like Hitler apologizing to Hank Williams Jr. No, wait. It would be like...  Bucky   Nov-09-11 08:51 AM   #4 
  - This made me smile  oberliner   Nov-09-11 09:04 AM   #9 
  - When, oh when, will this ignorant hateful woman ever go away?  hlthe2b   Nov-09-11 08:52 AM   #5 
  - Not until she is unable to make another dime in contributions, same with Cain. nt  cyberpj   Nov-09-11 08:54 AM   #6 
  - Perhaps a book deal?  oberliner   Nov-09-11 09:05 AM   #11 
  - Very soon  oberliner   Nov-09-11 09:04 AM   #10 
  - how do the GOP get away with being so unpatriotic?  Enrique   Nov-09-11 09:37 AM   #12 
  - Net is a right winger pity the Israeli voters are so gullible  Rosa Luxemburg   Nov-09-11 03:23 PM   #39 
  - Great point - wasn't the right concerned that he was on an "apology tour"?  karynnj   Nov-09-11 03:57 PM   #42 
  - I call on Michelle Bachmann to bite me.  Tarheel_Dem   Nov-09-11 09:42 AM   #13 
  - Netanyahu is an asshole.  Wait Wut   Nov-09-11 10:07 AM   #14 
  - Dear Bibi ...  IggleDoer   Nov-09-11 10:22 AM   #15 
  - so, excatly, what did Obama say that was bad?  zbdent   Nov-09-11 11:11 AM   #16 
  - Here's the exchange  oberliner   Nov-09-11 11:19 AM   #17 
  - Apparently he didn't lick Netanyahu's feet and suck his toes and that's a big no no.  Cali_Democrat   Nov-09-11 11:36 AM   #19 
     - ??  oberliner   Nov-09-11 12:43 PM   #25 
     - The media and many politicians want the US President to show deference  Cali_Democrat   Nov-09-11 01:14 PM   #30 
        - I don't agree with that  oberliner   Nov-09-11 02:28 PM   #34 
        - I totally diagree with you. Do warm/chummy relations include sending billions of dollars...  Cali_Democrat   Nov-09-11 02:48 PM   #36 
           - + freakin' infinity  Ishoutandscream2   Nov-09-11 02:56 PM   #37 
           - Can I ask you to reconsider that?  oberliner   Nov-10-11 05:17 AM   #44 
           - Almost all of the money comes back to the US  oberliner   Nov-09-11 02:57 PM   #38 
           - Very well stated! Plus, add that he snubs his nose at OUR  chavi   Nov-09-11 04:21 PM   #43 
              - Bibi is not the one demanding an apology  oberliner   Nov-10-11 05:17 AM   #45 
        - Subservient?  LeftishBrit   Nov-11-11 12:19 PM   #51 
     - .  Cali_Democrat   Nov-09-11 01:13 PM   #29 
  - Why should he apologize to an asshole that flouts international law and UN resolutions?  Cali_Democrat   Nov-09-11 11:33 AM   #18 
  - How is the US on international law and UN resolutions?  oberliner   Nov-09-11 12:44 PM   #26 
     - Nope. n/t  Cali_Democrat   Nov-09-11 01:14 PM   #31 
  - Is she still hanging around? n/  Cigar11   Nov-09-11 11:36 AM   #20 
  - Mr. Obama should accede to her demands.  Ikonoklast   Nov-09-11 11:40 AM   #21 
  - What is this comment all about?  oberliner   Nov-09-11 12:45 PM   #27 
  - Oh fuck her  Marrah_G   Nov-09-11 12:24 PM   #23 
  - When I heard of the open mic...  Life Long Dem   Nov-09-11 01:05 PM   #28 
  - Right, he was diplomatic as usual.  elleng   Nov-09-11 01:35 PM   #33 
  - Dear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,  thelordofhell   Nov-09-11 01:34 PM   #32 
  - Bachmann calls on Jesus to NOT destroy Israel during the rapture!!!  JoePhilly   Nov-09-11 02:34 PM   #35 
  - I suspect there is many an Israeli official who agrees wholeheartedly with Sarkozy nt  karynnj   Nov-09-11 03:41 PM   #40 
  - if there is one thing I would like Obama to be an ass about  Whisp   Nov-09-11 03:48 PM   #41 
  - I do not see where this calls for an apology.  Enthusiast   Nov-10-11 06:00 AM   #46 
  - I sincerely doubt one is forthcoming  oberliner   Nov-10-11 09:58 AM   #47 
  - "Irrelevant one" is telling a leader what to do? That's rich. n/t  Sheepshank   Nov-10-11 10:32 AM   #49 
  - Bachman Attacks Obama For Apologizing One Day...  Obamakarma   Nov-10-11 11:06 AM   #50 
  - I call on Bachmann to apologize to America...nt  and-justice-for-all   Nov-11-11 10:07 PM   #52 
 

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