Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Pooches And The Israeli PM

Bibi Nastyahoo poked the pooch according to some pundits. Netanyahu blew it: How he misunderstood Congress & inadvertently ruined his own goals -

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had two goals for his address to Congress. The first was to boost his chances for reelection in a couple of weeks by showing off his sway abroad. I am not enough of an expert in Israeli politics to know if this will work on net, but the controversy that it sparked might cut against whatever gains it made. The second goal, however, was to lobby Congress to use its power to sabotage a nuclear deal with Iran. On this count, he’s failed, because he critically misunderstands how American politics works...

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