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Obama to Finally Make a Visit to Israel as President

RiffRaff Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 9:30 PM
My condolences to Israel and the Israelis. Obama is on a PR tour. I can't wait to see the photo ops.
wpeeters Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:44 AM
He still thinks he's on his campaign tour.
You are so right. Watch his next speeches flaunting himself with accolades and praising his foreign policy.
flaunt |flônt; flänt|
verb [ trans. ]
display (something) ostentatiously, esp. in order to provoke envy or admiration or to show defiance.
He sickens me to no end. The SHAME of America. He should take Al Sharpton with him, SHAME and SHAMELESS on a taunting tour of Israel.
Drifter33 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 12:15 AM
I agree, Riff--

I think the visit is meant to lessen the "sting" of Obama's sterling SecDef nominee.

It took winning a second term to get it penciled in on the schedule, but President Obama is finally set to visit Israel as the leader of the free world this Spring. More from AP:

President Barack Obama plans to visit Israel in the spring, marking his first visit to the nation since becoming president.

The White House says Obama spoke about the visit with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 28. That’s when Obama congratulated Netanyahu on his success in Israel’s recent election.

Obama visited Israel while running...