How thin-skinned and petty is Hussein Obama? Enough to remove both Secretary of State John Kerry and his clone, UN ambassador Samantha Power, from the auditorium when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was going to be speaking.
Netanyahu doesn’t like the fact that Obama is giving nuclear weapons to his country’s sworn enemy, one that has pledged to wipe them off the map. Obama probably expected that the subject matter might be more than a little critical of his Iran giveaway, more than would be to his liking and by pulling the top two diplomats he was able to snub the Israeli leader. Obama still hasn’t gotten over the audacity of Netanyahu addressing Congress without kissing his royal ring first.
Not that it made any difference, the Congressional opposition was all for show, with all of the necessary strategic elements necessary to get the “treaty” through Congress worked out well in advance. It’s not about the nukes or the security of the world; it’s about something much more important, Obama’s ego.
According to Breitbart News, Kerry and Power were summoned to a video conference with their Fuhrer just prior to the start of
Netanyahu’s speech on Thursday and were absent for the full duration.
An unnamed State Department official told them, “Ambassador Power and Secretary Kerry were unable to attend Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before the General Assembly because they were called into a meeting with President Obama, which they participated in via video teleconference.”
That same official minimized the importance of their absence, stating, “The United States was represented at the speech by Ambassador David Pressman, Alternate Representative of the United States to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, and Ambassador Richard Erdman, Alternate Representative to the UN General Assembly.” While it’s probably true that it was of little consequence whether Kerry or Power were in attendance substantively, the symbolic gestures of disrespect are unmistakable and significant.
Having failed in his interfering effort to have Netanyahu defeated in Israel’s last election, delivering the most public of personal insultswas the least he could do. That is the childish behavior we expect from the narcissistic despot when his ego is bruised. At least he wasn’t lying on the floor kicking his feet, not where he could be seen, anyway.
Netanyahu’s speech can be seen in part here.
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