Prime Minister Netanyahu’s “poll numbers are a lot higher than mine” and “were greatly boosted by the war in Gaza,” Obama said.
You mean actually acting in the interests of the nation you lead makes you more popular in that nation?
“And so if he doesn’t feel some internal pressure, then it’s hard to see him being able to make some very difficult compromises, including taking on the settler movement. That’s a tough thing to do.
Translation: Obama is unclear on the concept that if you’re doing what Teh Peepul want you to do and what’s best for your nation, and Teh Peepul are happy about it, it makes it harder to do what they don’t want you to do and what harms your nation.
Nearly 6 years into his presidency, he’s unclear on the concept of being a leader.
No, more than that, he bemoans the utterly obvious fact that you should do what’s best for your nation.
Too bad we can’t re-elect him.
Eh, there’s still Michele for Obama’s 3rd and 4th term.
I’m becoming more and more sure they’re going to try that route.
And becoming more and more scared it’ll work.