I think Jeffrey Goldberg is transposing his own political frustration onto President Obama. The President is a smart man who may not be in political agreement with Netanyahu or conservative Republicans in the US, but he certainly understands their legitimacy and the need to find compromises. In a democracy, every idea (within the Law) is legitimate, and one can agree or disagree with it legitimately. An idea the editorial board of Haaretz seems having trouble digesting, and Jeffrey Goldberg is its Pepto Dismol. Welcome Home Mr President.
About 2,000 demonstrators protest 'occupation policy and fascist settlers' in Nazareth (Haaretz)