If Obama wants to veto the Palestinian initative for domestic political reasons, that OK. If AIPAC and the Christian Right matter that much to him, so be it. He's a politician...what more can one say. But, let's not talk about the Palestinian's UN effort as being "counterproductive." Obama is no fool; he knows direct negotiations will get nowhere, at least not with our current government.
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from the article: Obama: Palestinian statehood vote at UN would be counterproductive