The drumbeat of negativity before Obama's trip even gets started exposes the sub-agenda - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dyinglikeflies
    • 17.03.13 | 11:21 (IST)

    Before the U.S. election the accusation was "How come Obama didn't visit Israel?". Now that he's coming, the accusation is "Why is he cynically visiting Israel?". All of this is positioning by right-wing media leakers, spinners and hacks for the 2016 election. They want to be able to say Obama didn't come to honor Israel but to undermine it. Cynical-but the electorate has gotten very, very dumb and more likely to fall for the spin.

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