[Marxism] America and Israel’s Show Must Go On

Nasir Khan naskha3 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 08:43:14 MDT 2010


By James Gundun, Washington D.C.

Credit them this skill – they’re good performers. Not great. Great is
convincing. But a good performer abides by the cardinal rule of show
business. The show must go on whether someone flubs their lines,
trips, or passes out, and Israel and America have kept going through
it all.

Now will anyone believe their act?

It quickly became clear after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu’s disastrous trip to the White House in May that a repeat
performance wouldn’t occur. Netanyahu canceled his next visit after
Israeli commandos raided the Freedom flotilla, justifiably allowing
him to address the crisis at home – and conveniently avoid putting
America in the position to advocate for Gazans. The script was
postponed until Tuesday’s meeting with President Barack Obama. Nothing
could stop such well-planned choreography.

Full article: http://www.palestinechronicle.com/




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