Obama is dripping with Irony. (At least I hope that it is irony!) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 15.11.10 | 05:19 (IST)

    He will turn out to be the best president ever for Israel. Israelis pay attention to this. They always wonder, "who will be the best president for Israel?". The answer is, it doesn't matter. They are all good! Still Obama stands out from the crowd by going that extra mile. He will likely never be surpassed in this regard, unless Eric Cantor gets elected president. So, how is this ironic, you ask? Israelis hate Obama. Probalby Jimmy Carter is the only president they hate worse. No matter what goodies Obama offers, Israelis will take them and spit in his face. Maybe Obama is trying to line up a second career in the mideast ala Tony Blair. If so, he should forget it since, in the process of trying to make Israelis happy and getting hate instead, he has justifiably earned the hate of the Palestinians and many other Arabs as well.

    from the article: Netanyahu poised to win razor-thin support for West Bank freeze
    First published 01:33 15.11.10 | Last updated 01:33 15.11.10
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