Netanyahu to US: Don’t push a truce on us again

posted at 11:31 am on August 2, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

Most people would have learned their lesson after trusting a terrorist group to keep their word, but John Kerry and Barack Obama aren’t most people. Benjamin Netanyahu apparently felt the need to make the lesson more explicit, as the Associated Press reports today. The Israeli Prime Minister also offered a warning about the US’ new friends, the Qataris:

Following the quick collapse of the cease-fire in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the White House not to force a truce with Palestinian militants on Israel.

Sources familiar with conversations between Netanyahu and senior U.S. officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry, say the Israeli leader advised the Obama administration “not to ever second guess me again” on the matter. The officials also said Netanyahu said he should be “trusted” on the issue and about the unwillingness of Hamas to enter into and follow through on cease-fire talks.

The Obama administration on Friday condemned “outrageous” violations of an internationally brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and called the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier a “barbaric” action.

The strong reaction came as top Israeli officials questioned the effort to forge the truce, accusing the U.S. and the United Nations of being naive in assuming the radical Hamas movement would adhere with its terms. The officials also blamed the Gulf state of Qatar for not forcing the militants to comply.

Yesterday, Hamas denied that any Israeli soldier was captured, but that doesn’t match up with their own claims:

PJ Media’s The Grid notes that Hamas initially bragged about capturing the IDF soldier to Turkish media — and then began changing their story four different times after getting almost universal condemnation for the collapse of the cease fire. By the time of the CNN interview above, Hamas had gone from bragging about the operation to claiming it was a false-flag provocation by Israel to end the cease fire. Even without the Twitter trail, though, this claim made no sense. The cease-fire benefited the Israelis in the short run, not the least by humiliating Hamas and (briefly) tying their hands while denying every one of their demands. The cease fire was on the basis of the Egyptian proposal that Hamas had repeatedly rejected, and their sudden reversal was curious at the time — and now seems obviously to have been a ruse.

The New York Times reported earlier this week that Arab nations had been curiously silent about the Israeli actions in Gaza. CNN followed up with a review of reactions to Hamas’ war from the surrounding Sunni states, which ranges from deafening silence to outright condemnation … of either Hamas or “state-sponsored terrorism.” And that was before Hamas broke the cease-fire agreement:

In other words, Kerry and Obama didn’t just ignore Netanyahu, but also Egypt, Jordan, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia in dealing with Hamas through Qatar and Turkey. Perhaps instead of dispensing advice, Kerry and Obama should start taking some from Netanyahu. That way it won’t be quite as obvious the next time they have to hear I told you so! from the Israeli PM.


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How dare that %$@*$ Jew lecture the smartest man in the world!

Athanasius on August 2, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Obama and Kerry are not that smart.

GarandFan on August 2, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Expect diminishing coverage of the conflict via the US MSM. Current coverage levels aren’t working out so hot for Obama.

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

I think the Qataris need a reminder that they are not out of range of the IAF. They should not be allowed to make war on Israel through their puppet Hamas without consequences.

slickwillie2001 on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

The Prime Minister of Israel is right!

workingclass artist on August 2, 2014 at 11:39 AM

The American administration is comprised of the most infantile, naive and most terrorist supporting morons in our history. It’s mind boggling how much sheer and utter stupidity floods the halls of our government.

HotAirian on August 2, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Yeah, that’s right, Kerry might just butt out, Obama might stop pontificating, and Israel might be able to finish the job. Heaven forbid!

Athanasius on August 2, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Hmm, after three cease-fire all broken by Hamas and the Palestinians, “Maybe The Israelis Are Justified.” said no one in the Main Stream Media.

Want to see the rank bias in the media, look to any story involving Israel trying to defend it’s people.

hawkdriver on August 2, 2014 at 11:41 AM

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Interesting that you can ignore the worthless pledges of Hamas with not problem at all.

Cindy Munford on August 2, 2014 at 11:41 AM

Oh man. Since Israel is being uncooperative and obstructionist, it looks like Obama is going to have to resolve this conflict on his own.

Run for your lives!

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:42 AM

taqiyya تقية (alternative spellings taqiyeh, taqiya, taqiyah, tuqyah) is a form of religious dissimulation or a legal dispensation whereby a believing individual can deny his faith or commit otherwise illegal or blasphemous acts. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taqiyya

“The cease fire was on the basis of the Egyptian proposal that Hamas had repeatedly rejected, and their sudden reversal was curious at the time — and now seems obviously to have been a ruse.”

Taqiyya is permission from your [Islamic] religion to lie to whomever you like whenever it serves your purpose. Hamas is a group of lying terrorists. Israel knows this. Western media refuse to acknowledge it.

oldleprechaun on August 2, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

What do you mean, coolrepublica?

hawkdriver on August 2, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Bibi schools Obysmal and Kerry again.

onlineanalyst on August 2, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Run for your lives!

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Can Nobel Peace Prizes be revoked?

Cindy Munford on August 2, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Yep, those damned Jews defending themselves from your sick barbaric friends. How dare they! You must be sad……………

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Reality vs. Narcissism

TimBuk3 on August 2, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Ah, nothing like the good old application of a little Smart Power. Perhaps if Joe got out of the pool and put some pants on, he might just be able to help Barry and John stop embarrassing themselves for a moment do something constructive…

Ha! I really crack myself up sometimes.

parke on August 2, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Lets take a trip down Obama’s foreign policy bona fides:

This will re-kindle many thoughts about what a disaster this man would become, and nearly all have come true.

Obama’s 300-strong foreign policy “Campaign Team”.

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:49 AM

The American administration is comprised of the most infantile, naive and most terrorist supporting morons in our history. It’s mind boggling how much sheer and utter stupidity floods the halls of our government.

HotAirian on August 2, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Ably abetted by agitprop media and years of sub-standard indoctrinated education in politicized public schools and benighted colleges and universities.

workingclass artist on August 2, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Oh, did anyone catch this one yet?

A prominent homosexual comes out of the closet, again.

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Never second guess Selena Gomez

TexasJew on August 2, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Kerry and King Putt only care about the terrorist low life Hamas. How clear do they have to be?

They hate Israel and the Jewish people, except their money.

dogsoldier on August 2, 2014 at 11:54 AM

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Pretty funny.

butch on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

So when does Psaki and/or that Herf broad gonna give another presser??

BigWyo on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Yep, those damned Jews defending themselves from your sick barbaric friends. How dare they! You must be sad……………

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 11:47 AM

I’m not taking sides

I don’t care about that region

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:57 AM

D@mn Pushy Juice…..always what THEY want, why can’t they see it from the TerRorists side?

JFKY on August 2, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Oh, did anyone catch this one yet?

A prominent homosexual comes out of the closet, again.

BobMbx on August 2, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Funny what they say when they don’t have to worry about their precious elected position.

BigWyo on August 2, 2014 at 11:57 AM

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Not much meat on that old bone. Try another.

butch on August 2, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Hamas Official Congratulates Palestinians For “Re-Drawing The Map Of The Homeland With Your Blood And Body Parts”…

Maybe, he’s talking about the map of ‘landmarks’ that are no longer there.

Resist We Much on August 2, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

The irony……………..It burns……………..

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Ummmmm, yeah….careful Bibi — I’m sure you don’t want to piss off your BFF’s in the White House. ///

Dopenstrange on August 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

The irony……………..It burns……………..

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM

I think I heard “Speaking from experience” in there somewhere.

BigWyo on August 2, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Maybe, he’s talking about the map of ‘landmarks’ that are no longer there.

Resist We Much on August 2, 2014 at 11:59 AM

“And if you look to your right, just behind that pile of rubble, you can see where abdula abdulla bin abdulla used to make his rockets”.

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:03 PM

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Not much meat on that old bone. Try another.

butch on August 2, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Wasn’t he talking about nonpartisan?

slickwillie2001 on August 2, 2014 at 12:04 PM

I think I heard “Speaking from experience” in there somewhere.

BigWyo on August 2, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Yep.

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?
 
libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

 
Thanks in advance for that one.

rogerb on August 2, 2014 at 12:06 PM

But Nancy said Hamas was a human rights organization.

BacaDog on August 2, 2014 at 12:07 PM

He’s the most goddamn powerful man of the free world, I think he can say what he wants

nonpartisan on September 14, 2013 at 9:00 AM

Girl, bye.

slickwillie2001 on August 2, 2014 at 12:07 PM

I’m not taking sides

I don’t care about that region

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Then perhaps you should just shut up about it.

Buck Farky on August 2, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Ignorant perfesser, the UN hag said yesterday “Hamas also needs a dome”. The US, you know, your country, declared Hamas a terrorist organization.

Israel drops leaflets into the territory, ahead of bombs. Should the Japanese have dropped them into Pearl Harbor first?

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:08 PM

“And if you look to your right, just behind that pile of rubble, you can see where abdula abdulla bin abdulla used to make his rockets”.

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:03 PM

‘xactly. lolz.

Resist We Much on August 2, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

I’m not taking sides

I don’t care about that region

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Right………………………

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Smart students would pitchfork you for such stupid ‘logic’. I bet you assumed yourself ‘smart’ when you typed this.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:10 PM

The American administration is comprised of the most infantile, naive and most terrorist supporting morons in our history. It’s mind boggling how much sheer and utter stupidity floods the halls of our government.

HotAirian on August 2, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Ever since Ogabe and his tribe sleezed into the White House, I have tried to stick to the axiom about never attributing to malice that which can be adequately ascribed to stupidity. But there’s a another old axiom: Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. In over five and a half years there have been no right actions! It’s got to be active, bred-to-the-bone hatred and contempt for everyone who isn’t them.

catsandbooks on August 2, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

How dare those Jews defend themselves! They’re supposed to just lay down and die at the hands of…the terrorists we give hundreds of millions of dollars to a year.

Speaking of entitlement mentality, Uncle Sam’s teat is calling you again.

Athanasius on August 2, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Ok bibi, be careful what you wish for…it just might come true

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 11:38 AM

How you wish, you terrorist-azz-kisser. Here’s laughing at you.

What will come through, first, is that your and liblikeaslave’s heads will be literally cut off by ISIS. They watch you like hawks.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Precisely because Obama’s behavior is so despicable and can be criticized on the merits, I hate even more these ridiculous “rumors” (lies) about Netanyahu openly flipping Obama off. Yes, I know you hate Obama and you would like for everyone to talk to him like this. No, no diplomat will ever do it. Stop living in your crazy world.

PBH on August 2, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Smart students would pitchfork you for such stupid ‘logic’. I bet you assumed yourself ‘smart’ when you typed this.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:10 PM

It’s Fredo Corleone smaht……….

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Smart students would pitchfork you for such stupid ‘logic’. I bet you assumed yourself ‘smart’ when you typed this.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:10 PM

He considers himself smart when he writes ’117% of the American population luvs dem sum Bammy and 103% wants single payer.’

Resist We Much on August 2, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Rhetorical question, but……why does this administration make such open decisions to makes friends with enemies and enemies with friends????

jaywemm on August 2, 2014 at 12:13 PM

(The illegals are) Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech, marching on DC, wanting to be on the table…and I said absolutely nothing, azzhole that I am.

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

And you’re totally cool with the Palestinians breaking the cease-fire in a little over an hour and a half, right? They take our money and don’t even bother to tell us to pack sand. Can you blame them?

Buck Farky on August 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Of course Bibi is right. I am so embarrassed to have such brainless incompetents as my country’s “leaders”. At least I can say I did all I could to get Obama out of the WH. When he appointed that dufous phony Kerry, that was just the icing on the cake.

juliesa on August 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Rhetorical question, but……why does this administration make such open decisions to makes friends with enemies and enemies with friends????

jaywemm on August 2, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Their leftists who have been schooled in hatred of the United States.

rob verdi on August 2, 2014 at 12:15 PM

The illegals are) Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech, marching on DC, wanting to be on the table…and I said absolutely nothing, azzhole that I am.

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM

That cracked me up!

VegasRick on August 2, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Rhetorical question, but……why does this administration make such open decisions to makes friends with enemies and enemies with friends????

jaywemm on August 2, 2014 at 12:13 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

HA’s slave and racist is always available for race-threads, but never for those which destroy obama.

Schadenfreude on June 2, 2014 at 2:35 PM

I do what I want.

libfreeordie on June 2, 2014 at 2:41 PM

You admitted that you are the HA slave and a racist.

Schadenfreude on June 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

HA slave classic

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Three cheers, Bibi. I am astonished and appalled by the quick abandonment of Israel by the DNC media and the Democrat/liberals. I figured Israel was the one decent thing in the world the liberals would stand behind, but their stupidity knows no limits. I guess they figured the rich American Jews who fund them are against Israel, too.

Go figure.

Jaibones on August 2, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Hamas=Obama=Kerry=Liars, the lot of them.

sadatoni on August 2, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Don’t forget that The Won is smarter and knows more than any of the people who fill him in on foreign policy. Or everything for that matter. As the old saying goes, it’s a poor dog that can’t wag its own tail.

Cindy Munford on August 2, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Admittedly, Israel *is* one of the most notorious terrorist states out there, can you really blame Hamas?

libfreeordie on June 13, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Y’all are just mad that he refused to respond to brinksmanship and now is ignoring a gerrymandered House majority. Basically progressives are just waiting out the demographic shifts that will end the GOP and conservatisms influence. Not pressed.

However, gerrymandering for the lefist thugs, my group, is totally cool. I’m so smaaaaaaht.

libfreeordie on July 27, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Netanyahu is a born leader.

Pork-Chop on August 2, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Pretty mouthy for a welfare leech. But of course, this is what happens when one gets used to being on the entitlement dole, right conservatives?

libfreeordie on August 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Hamas are pretty mouthy. Bet if their welfare was cut off they wouldn’t be able to make as many rockets and tunnels.

wifarmboy on August 2, 2014 at 12:23 PM

That Latin America, the area full of marxists, who abhor their “dictators” and “blame the USA for them” are now all for Hamas, is most telling about how stupid most people are.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:24 PM

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Heh. got to be an AP sock. Just got to be!

butch on August 2, 2014 at 12:24 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

So were the gas shocks of the 70s.

Are you seriously implying that we should abandon them out of fear for terrorism? That we should reward that behavior?

Buck Farky on August 2, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Israel – gays in the military, and everywhere

Hamas – hangs them and cuts their heads off

“That’s so cool” — liblikeaslave

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:25 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

rogerb, yer winning the lottery today, repeatedly.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:26 PM

I’m getting really cynical. I should be praying for peace for that region so that all sides can live together. Instead I am wanting Israel to just finish it off and take over the area. No Palestine!

Cindy Munford on August 2, 2014 at 12:27 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

You say you don’t pick sides, but your opinions sure come down on the side that wants the destruction of Israel.

Buck Farky on August 2, 2014 at 12:27 PM

It’s always cool to get the true HA racists and ignorant ‘elitists’ on record.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:27 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

The stupid Jews helped to bring you obama, twice. You ought to be happy, fool.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Bibi’s word was not to second guess him on Hamas negotiations.

The Jewish leadership is amazed that Obama always is friendly toward his enemies and hostile toward his friends.

jimw on August 2, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Amazing how the two best leaders in the world (and our two best allies) Merkel and Netanyahu, are the two Obama dislikes the most and vice versa? How in the world did this guy get a second term?

AmeriCuda on August 2, 2014 at 12:29 PM

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Well this is just one for starters. And you know there are more that we never hear about.

Cindy Munford on August 2, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Obama hints at whose side he is on:

As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families. This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal,

using terror tunnels to attack civilians, kidnapping, launching rockets at civilians,

and service to the less fortunate. While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values

like polygamy, female genital mutilation, taqiyah, extermination of Jews,

that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease.

In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation

unfortunately, the only one being a line in the Marine Hymm: “To the shores of Tripoli”

and strengthening the core of our democracy

by example of the Muslim Brotherhood

. That is why we stand with people of all faiths, here at home and around the world, to protect and advance their rights to prosper, and we welcome their commitment to giving back to their communities

by using UN concrete to build more tunnels

.

On behalf of the Administration, we wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration. Eid Mubarak.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/07/27/statement-president-occasion-eid-al-fitr

fred5678 on August 2, 2014 at 12:30 PM

….Putin clearly has zero respect for Obama as well, but you can bet he sure loves having him in there.

AmeriCuda on August 2, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Finally… One of our best allies told Obama to go and f*** himself… No one deserves scorn more than this most incompetent fool and welfare queens agitators… This idiot belongs in inner city Chicago agitating the parasites and not in the most powerful job on the planet…

mnjg on August 2, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Joseph Miller is the pen name for a ranking Department of Defense official with a background in U.S. special operations and combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has worked in strategic planning.

The report is in, and the review of the president’s foreign policy is clear: If there is not an immediate course-reversal, the United States is in serious danger.

Watch your heads, because obama ain’t.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Ha!!!

When he posts, it’s like shooting fish in the barrel…

right2bright on August 2, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Lbfree all kidding aside, really sounds disturbed these days. He no longer actually defends these buffoons anymore though. There’s some consolation in that, no?

hawkdriver on August 2, 2014 at 12:37 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

I sort of agree with the idiot here, at least in principle.

If we would just lay off Israel, they would finish things off in the region without us telling them to stop all the time.

fossten on August 2, 2014 at 12:40 PM

Ah leadership – too bad it’s not coming from our President.

gophergirl on August 2, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Perhaps instead of dispensing advice, Kerry and Obama should start taking some from Netanyahu.

Those two knew everything by the time they were 18, and they haven’t learned a thing since then.

Socratease on August 2, 2014 at 12:41 PM

The media coverage of this war is despicable. It is as if in WWII every time we bombed or attacked the nazis, the media would get the nazis in an interview where they would complain about all their people being killed, that we were engaging in disproportional warfare and that we should consider a humanitarian ceasefire so they could rearm and reload.

georgealbert on August 2, 2014 at 12:42 PM

This kid, son of Hamas founder, has balls.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:44 PM

I still remember Arafat in the west bank surrounded by tanks and bulldozers in his compound on the phone with news crews screaming about how he was going to obliterate all the zionist.

Good stuff.

They need to use the bulldozers again. Push them into the Sinai and let Egypt deal with them.

wolly4321 on August 2, 2014 at 12:44 PM

The media coverage of this war is despicable. It is as if in WWII every time we bombed or attacked the nazis, the media would get the nazis in an interview where they would complain about all their people being killed, that we were engaging in disproportional warfare and that we should consider a humanitarian ceasefire so they could rearm and reload.

georgealbert on August 2, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Leaflets…and destroyed cities in Europe…but, leftists are so smaaaht!

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:45 PM

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

One could also argue Japan attacked us because (for one reason among others) we signed on against Germany.

What is your point?

S.P. Link on August 2, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Note that the proggies’ criticism of America’s policies in the ME and in fact in much of the world revolves around evil OIL. It’s always about oil to them, even the Vietnam War was about oil.

Doesn’t work with Israel though does it? If it was all about oil, wouldn’t we throw Israel over the wall to the savages?

slickwillie2001 on August 2, 2014 at 12:48 PM

why should israel be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Oh, riiight. Harvard logic. Our ally caused us to be attacked by middle aged barbarians so … we cower like scalded dogs and stop supporting them. God, even “if” …

You are without a doubt, if not a tongue in cheek sock by a real Conservative commenter here trying to make us laugh at you on purpose, the most stupid and ignorant of all people I have ever met, exchanged with on the internet, had stories told about or read about in the local paper. Your comments are inane. They are without point and unreasoned. We, to borrow a movie line, are all more stupid for having read your comments.

If you took the time to capitalize and punctuate, you might have time to reconsider actually hitting the Submit button before you make an ass of yourself every time.

hawkdriver on August 2, 2014 at 12:51 PM

why should israel Hamas be considered a friend…what have they done for us?

one could argue that9/11 was partially due to our support of israel

nonpartisan on August 2, 2014 at 12:17 PM

You’re too easy.

Schadenfreude on August 2, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Flatten Gaza.

WhatSlushfund on August 2, 2014 at 12:56 PM

The Obama Doctrine: Invite your enemies to dinner, kick your friends out the back door. The smartest President ever!

warmairfan on August 2, 2014 at 12:58 PM

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