He better makes it there and back before the peace flotilla sets sail - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rammer
    • 14.04.11 | 19:09 (IDT)

    Joking aside, Congress’s willingness – in this case eagerness – to invite a foreign chief executive to launch a policy debate from its podium seems to me incredibly degrading to US sovereignty. I can understand it if the subject was the bilateral relations of the two countries, but here Netanyahu will be talking about his policy towards a third party, likely out of synch with Obama’s announcement on the same subject. In short, the prime minister of a client state will be using the podium of the US legislature to argue against the president of the US. I know that Jews control much of the debate and electioneering in the US, but now we also know that the American people are totally lacking in national pride and dignity.

    from the article: Netanyahu invited to give Mideast peace speech before U.S. Congress
    First published 18:31 14.04.11 | Last updated 18:31 14.04.11
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