The White House on Wednesday sought to tamp down the controversy over a magazine piece that detailed deep tensions between the U.S. and Israel – and quoted an unnamed senior Obama administration official calling the Israeli leader a “chickenshit.”
Administration officials, including White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, did not deny the quote. They also did not signal there would be any robust effort to find out who said it.
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But Alistair Baskey, spokesman for the National Security Council, said the criticism does not reflect how the rest of the administration views Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“Certainly that's not the administration's view, and we think such comments are inappropriate and counter-productive,” Baskey said in a statement. “Prime Minister Netanyahu and the president have forged an effective partnership, and consult closely and frequently, including earlier this month when the president hosted the prime minister in the Oval Office.”
At the same time, Baskey acknowledged they “do not agree on every issue,” including on settlement activity that the U.S. considers “illegitimate.”
Officials quoted in The Atlantic magazine article, written by Jeffrey Goldberg, were far more blunt in their characterization of those differences. Goldberg quoted one anonymous senior administration official saying: “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit.”
The article said Obama administration officials have also described Netanyahu over the years “as recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering, pompous, and ‘Aspergery.’”How many times has Richard Milhous Hussein-Obama lectured America about "civility"? Here he is addressing Rush Limbaugh.
And then there was the infamous rally in Tucson after the horrific shooting in January 2011, which liberals blamed on the Tea Party, conservatives and Sarah Palin. I put this video together of how Obama lectured the nation about civility, but he and his liberal allies acted anything but civil in 2011.
Obama will take every opportunity with this lick-spittle media to lecture about civility, but will encourage and not punish uncivil rhetoric coming from members of his Regime, nor will he condemn uncivil rhetoric and behavior from his Party or liberal allies.
The fact that this Regime will not identify or punish whomever said this toward our closest ally says a lot, mostly about what a complete hypocrite Obama is.
So Obama, maybe you should lecture members of your own Regime when it comes to civility, or are you just too chickens**t to do it?
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