Don’t confuse Obama with a miracle-worker
President Obama enraptured commentators during his visit to Israel, but the lack of urgency in his platitudes revealed that the president has little intention of delivering real change.
For many Israelis, until his recent visit, President Obama was almost an unknown commodity. So when he launched his charm offensive, they were understandably impressed. The huzzahs from his youthful Jerusalem audience and the accolades from Haaretz writers and contributors as diverse as