In addition to leaving a trashed economy, Bush has left the USA with another legacy - that of genuflecting before any Israeli government and its lunacies. Israelis are so used to this prone position of every US president, they get into a fit if one finally stands straight. Unfotunaely, even this latest one haS started to bend. Too bad. Friedman was right ! David
Israeli forces shoot, lightly wound Palestinian they say was fleeing security check (Haaretz)
from the article: Why do Israelis dislike Barack Obama?