Saturday, April 12, 2008

Dispelling The Myth That All Jews Are Smart

Only one out of four is:

( Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has turned down a request from former American president Jimmy Carter for a meeting during his visit to Israel next week. The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni both said that their schedules will not allow a meeting, but an anonymous Israeli official told the Washington Times, "You draw your own conclusions." Other officials have expressed anger at Carter's proposed meeting with Syrian-based Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal.

However, President Shimon Peres, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Israel Is Our Home (Yisrael Beiteinu) leader Knesset Member Avigdor Lieberman have scheduled to meet with the former president, whose recent book compares Israeli policies on the Palestinian Authority (PA) with former apartheid policies in South Africa.

UPDATE: Maybe three out four.


Anonymous Dana said...

Your updated link quotes Barack Hussein Obama:

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said on Friday it was not his place to criticize former President Jimmy Carter... “I’m not going to comment on former President Carter. He’s a private citizen. It’s not my place to discuss who he shouldn’t meet with,” Obama told reporters while campaigning in Indianapolis.

One wonders just what a President Obama would think of a former president bouncing around out there, trying to undercut his foreign policy.

Mon Apr 14, 05:28:00 PM  

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