What a profane display in hypocrisy. Has anyone briefed Obama about Peres' history? Is occupying another nation a prerequisite for the Medal of Freedom? Is waging wars of choice in S Lebanon and Gaza worthy of a medal of freedom? Is building a military nuclear program with stolen US technology an act worth rewarding? Obama will apparently do anything to get reelected.
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from the article: Peres receives Medal of Freedom from Obama at White House ceremony