National interest 101 for Mark Lincoln - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jacob Blues
    • 29.10.09 | 15:28 (IST)

    It's time for Mark to take his ideological blinders off and realize that like all electorates, Israelis vote for their own self interests, and not as part of some evil 'great right wing conspiracy theory'. Mark can't get over his philosophical hump that Israeli's are different from Americans, and that their view of conservativism is far different than either the neo-cons or American far right. Rather than actually open his mind to this rationality, he perfers to spew denigrations like "If Obama wants to get Israel to think he is nothing but a butt boy who may be treated with total contempt." And of course, his constant solution remains the same "he (Obama) will have to take some action which hurts Israel." Unfortunately, Mark's course of action is an old one attempted by plenty before. It shows neither maturity or seriousness of purpose in regards to either peace or security of any of the parties involved.

    from the article: Obama sends Rabin memorial video, in bid to woo Israelis
    First published 02:30 29.10.09 | Last updated 09:36 29.10.09
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