Why the mood of the Israeli electorate has clearly shifted to the right.
The timing of the two are closely intertwined. Morsi’s comments had been around for a while. A staged condemnation of them however would allow the White House to posture as pro-Israel at an extremely critical period.
If anyone who gets in front of a camera and begins yelling “Death to America” is a member of a news media, then how dare we murder that prominent member of the news media, whose editorials on world events were seen by millions over the Al Jazeera network. Osama bin Laden.
Welcome to Roger Cohen’s twisted world, where victims are perpetrators and terrorists are peacemakers.