Sunday, February 17, 2013

Barry Obama learns

""In early 2003, they met for an hourlong discussion about domestic and foreign policy, particularly about Israel, which was in the midst of the Second Intifada, or, as Solow refers to it, using the term popular in the Israeli press, the matzav, Hebrew for situation; Solow said he asked Obama to consider what it would be like to wonder whether his own girls would make it back home from school safely each day. "I said, 'Parents in Israel don't have that kind of luxury, and if this is what it takes to make parents in Israel feel safe, so be it,' and he got that," Solow recalled.""