I understand he wanted to pass his health care plan, but multi-tasking is an essential trait a president must have, especially a president of the world's only super power. With that said, I firmly believe Obama fears the Israeli lobby and won't dare cross the line. He knows in about a year and a half, the election season will begin. Should he put Israel in her place, he will surely never serve a second term. As such, the status quo will remain, Israel spits on the Americans, and they accept it and continue to spoil the brat.
from the article: Netanyahu leaves U.S. disgraced, isolated and weaker