The Disaffected Lib: Netanyahu Has Screwed the Pooch for Israel

Even if the next US president is a Republican, what Netanyahu is doing this week will cost Israel far into the future.  What the Israeli prime minister has somehow failed to grasp is that he is targeting the office of the president. Even those who wish him luck now will never look on him, or ...

The Disaffected Lib: Netanyahu Steps In His Own Mess

Benjamin Netanyahu, with a looming date with Israeli voters, is doing his best to portray himself as the victor in Israel’s 8-day, Operation Pillar of Defence but, in the minds of many Israelis, he’s actually the loser.  Der Spiegel reports that a good many people, inside Israel and elsewhere, see the winners as Hamas and ...

The Disaffected Lib: The Third Man in America’s Presidential Election

You might have thought the contest was between Obama and Romney.  Wrong.   It’s actually between Obama, on one side, and Romney and Israeli thug Benjamin Netanyahu on the other. Netanyahu has abjectly failed at pressuring Obama into attacking Iran.   Romney, it seems, doesn’t share Obama’s qualms and is therefore Netanyahu’s BFF.   It’s a high stakes ...