We are all Iranians now, right? Is that it?
And then, after that already really awful terrible bad week, the White House further humiliated itself by threatening to stop supporting Israel at the UN Security Council, because of what Bibi said. First, Josh:
“The United States and this administration are deeply concerned by divisive rhetoric that seeks to marginalize Arab-Israeli citizens,” Earnest said. “It undermines the values and democratic ideals that have been important to our democracy and an important part of what binds the United States and Israel together.”
Josh was quickly backed up with an official Psaking, over at State:
US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki also said the reevaluation in US policy could include a shift in position at the UN.
“The prime minister’s recent statements call into question his commitment to a two-state solution,” Psaki told reporters. “We’re not going to prejudge what we would do if there was a UN action.”
A very important line. “We’re not going to prejudge what we would do if there was a UN action.” It simply means they don’t plan on telling us what they will do but bet on it – they “will” do!