The Atlantic Interview: Obama Rewrites His Record on Israel

On the eve of a meeting between President Obama and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the President has orchestrated the publication of his most revealing interview yet on the state of relations between the two countries. Instead of bolstering his pro-Israel image, however, the interview is proof positive of his dangerous animus towards the Jewish state and its elected leaders.

The interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg took place earlier this week but was released only today. In it, the President exasperatedly asked: “Why is it that despite me never failing to support Israel on every single problem that they’ve had over the last three years, that there are still questions about that?” To which Goldberg solicitously responded “that’s a good way to phrase it” and the President replied “there is no good reason to doubt me on these issues.”

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