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President Obama refrained, all this time, from a direct statement regarding our boys who were kidnapped and who were today, found cruelly murdered.
President Obama remained silent and his State Department spokesperson, Jen Psaki, could not even name the U.S. citizen that was kidnapped (and subsequently murdered), one full week after the fact.
President Obama’s social media guy tweeted that their “thoughts and prayers” were with the family. That was 6 days after a U.S. citizen was kidnapped by terrorists (and unbeknownst at the time, murdered). But the President could not bring himself to condemn the deed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of 3 Israeli teens who were kidnapped last week. May they be reunited with their sons soon.
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 17, 2014
And because the President of the United States did not condemn the kidnappings, his State Department spokesperson could not name the U.S. citizen involved. The media therefore understood that this was not an event of any consequence.
Or rather, it was an event of consequence only insofar as the President and his sycophantic yes-people issued warnings that Israel better restrain itself, better not dare touch the Arabs or investigate them, better not look too hard for those boys, who were “missing” rather than kidnapped. Israel only “believed” the boys were kidnapped.
There was a suggestion that the boys were out carousing, perhaps sleeping off an alcoholic binge.
Jen Psaki delivered the message loud and clear. “Bad Boy, Israel. Leave those terrorists alone. Or else.” But she said it in White House-ese: “Both sides [should/must/pick one] exercise restraint.”
Exercise restraint? Israel didn’t do anything wrong. It tried to find three schoolboys.
We tried so hard.
But they were already dead.
They died because they were Jews. They were murdered because they were Jews.
And Obama doesn’t want anyone to breathe a word of that. Oh no. He wants Israel to do his bidding. To be his Jewish puppet on a string. To exercise restraint just long enough, and widely enough to be pushed into the sea by her rabid Arab enemies that surround her and bedevil her from every side.
And even now. EVEN NOW. CNN says they, the murdered schoolboys, were “missing.” CNN has it that “authorities said” the boys were kidnapped, meaning Israeli authorities who aren’t to be trusted, said they were kidnapped because even President Obama says that they, the Israelis, simply don’t know how to exercise restraint.
We don’t know how to exercise restraint and that is why we shot off our mouths for more than two weeks, talking about missing boys, as if they were kidnapped, as if they might be dead! And worse! Actually tossing the homes of Arabs in our search for the boys, even shooting into a crowd of Arab rock-throwers attempting to impede the investigation into the kidnapping (and murders), so that a 15 year-old Arab boy is killed in the process, whose mother now thinks he is a hero instead of a rock-throwing terrorist thug.
And now, even now, after President Obama waved away the idea that what was such a huge national deal, a tragedy for all of Israel, an event that totally consumed our country, the media takes its cue and decides this is no big deal, move along, nothing to see here, and the President issues a statement urging “all parties to refrain from steps that could further destabilize the situation.”
The President didn’t, in the end, finally condemn the murders. He didn’t name the perpetrators, though their names, religion, and terror affiliation are known. President Obama didn’t say, “This was an antisemitic murder by Hamas terrorists,” by Arabs.
And he as much as said that the victim is no different than the perpetrator by referencing “all parties” and their need to “refrain from steps” that might actually, FINALLY deter these terrorists and keep them from murdering our children.
One of whom was an American. One that should have had the protection of the American president and whose country should have had the President’s full backing and assistance (!) during the investigation.
But in case you haven’t yet figured it out, Obama doesn’t like Israel. And he doesn’t like the Jews.
At night, I imagine he laughs with his wife at how he’s pulled the wool over their eyes, the eyes of his many court Jews.
They giggle, Barry and Michele, and they plot. “Those boys only got what they had coming to them, now didn’t they?”
That is what I imagine they say to each other in the privacy of the White House bedroom. And then they get stoned and get the munchies, and order up something from the White House kitchen, but shhhhhhh, don’t tell anyone that anti-food Michele is eating a pint of Chunky Monkey.
And then they sleep on their satin sheets, sighing in pleasure at how far they’ve come, and how they’ve triumphed over all those Jews they knew in college.