Bethlehem underwhelmed ahead of Obama's visit
In stark contrast to the enthusiasm that has met him elsewhere during his visit, in Bethlehem, citizens welcomed Obama with a mix of apathy and hostility.
BETHLEHEM – It was hard to notice any excitement on the streets of Bethlehem this morning ahead of the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama. Small American flags were flying from lamp posts on the road leading from the helipad to the Church of Nativity but no welcome banners had been erected for the guest. The dusty Manger Square seemed almost derelict nearly three months after Christmas, which...
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