It's an old game. When visitors you don't like are coming, you let the dog off the chain. After it bites you apologize profusely, explaining that it slipped off its chain. But after a couple such "accidents" people begin to wonder why you don't get rid of such a dangerous dog and conclude that the attacks are deliberate and caused by you.
Middle East quartet reportedly set to meet during UN General Assembly (dpa)
from the article: J Street: Criticism of Israel does not make us the enemy