Netanyahu's Popularity Soars to 82%

John Nolte
Big Government
29 Jul 2014

There has not been a majority party in Israel for decades. Israelis are as politically divided as Americans in many ways. There is no national consensus on anything. But the Israeli people have unified behind Prime Minister Netanyahu. A recent poll shows he is twice as popular in Israel as Barack Obama is in America.

The Jerusalem Post’s Herb Keinon reports that a whopping 82% of Israelis “are satisfied with Netanyahu’s performance during [the Gaza] crisis.” According to the latest Gallup poll, Obama’s current American job approval rating, in the midst of numerous crises, is 40%, with 54% disapproving….

…Also of interest is where Israelis stand on the military action currently taking place in Gaza. Israelis might be split on when the action should end, but the split is way outside of the universe where Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are operating.

As the Obama Administration repeatedly tries to backdoor Israel with misguided and ill-conceived cease-fire proposals, a whopping 87% of Israelis don’t want the Gaza action to end until the Hamas tunnels are dealt with. Of those 87%, a plurality of 46% don’t want the battle to stop until Hamas itself is toppled…



The complete article is at Big Government.



Related:  Is the Obama-Netanyahu Transcript Fake?



Israeli journalist: Kerry “recklessly managed” cease-fire talks (video)

…A leaked copy of Kerry’s framework for a humanitarian truce has come under fire for making too many concessions to Palestinians and treating Hamas, who both the U.S. and Israel consider a terrorist organization, as equal negotiating partners.

The Israeli cabinet unanimously rejected the framework and one Israeli paper ripped the document as a “betrayal.”…

Update: ‘If It Was Easy, It Would Have Been Done’: Israeli Gov’t Spokesman Talks Cease-Fire Proposals (video)

Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev was on “The Kelly File” tonight where he discussed U.S. attempts to help negotiate a cease-fire…



Update 2: Knesset Member Says Obama Treated Netanyahu Like ‘Leader Of The Taliban’

“When we are in a time of war we need the backing and the support of the U.S. Unfortunately we do not have it now.”



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