Did Mitt Romney whip up a "firestorm" in the Middle East?

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    Romney angers Palestinians with pro-Israel comment - CBS News


    "If Romney came here to rally Israeli and Jewish support in the U.S. election, he can do that without insulting the Palestinian people."

    Israeli officials received Romney warmly as he agreed with Israel that Jerusalem is Israel's capital, disregarding the Palestinians' claim to the war-won eastern sector, annexed by Israel in 1967 in a move that is not internationally recognized.

    Romney's remarks also managed to offend some Jews, who thought the talk about Jewish prosperity played into an anti-Semitic stereotype.

    Pressed if the Obama administration has been the most supportive ever, throughout history of U.S.-Israeli relations, Barak affirmed, saying that from his recollection of President Carter forward - "the defense relation between Israel and the United States are extremely stable and good."

    Israel's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Ehud Barak sings praises of Obama administration – CNN
     
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    The Iranians may not want him to live to see the presidency!
     
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    Republicans breed on insults - the problem arises however when they need to negotiate ....
     
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    What the fuck were they thinking sending a guy who cannot even get along with one of our better allies to a place which such conflict, and frankly a bunch of oversensitive people?

    Days ago the republicans tried to trap the white house into stirring this conflict by declaring what they consider the capital of Isreal. The white house representative passed on the question and refused to give an answer to the dumbasses. Now we see the reason why. There was no good answer to start spouting off about.

    We will be lucky if mittens the fuckup doesn't start WW3 before the election with his mouth.
     
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    It's about time a leader recognized Jerusalem as the true heart of the country.

    Good show!
     
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    What are you blathering on about?
     
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    The act that Mittens ability to be on both sides of an issue also seems to mean he has the unerring ability to piss off both sides of a conflict. Not the sort of person you want representing your country when he cannot even get along with your biggest ally.

    If the picture is still blurry for you I could draw it with some crayons and stick figures so as to be ind to your pre-school intellect.
     
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    Only in the tiny tiny little libtard minds.
     
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    Good show of what a complete fuckup Mittens is. One would think that taking Isreal's side would mean not pissing them off, but Mittens shows us he is quite capable of insulting them while agreeing with them. It is actually hard to accomplish.
     
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    In other words, if your head is buried in the sand you don't have to admit to it.
     

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