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What Is Happening Here?

The brilliant Caroline Glick wrote a great piece for Frontpage Magazine concerning the apology and possible consequences of Bibi’s apology to Turkey’s prime minister Erdogen. What was the apology for? Those darn Jews had the audacity to protect themselves against the faux “peaceniks” on the Mavi Marmara who went after them with metal rods and knives (see clips above.)

Let’s start with the big, showy, and not to mention expensive trip that the Big O didn’t have to make. Certainly not to impress American Jews who voted for him in droves. No matter what he does, they accept and cheer his ‘audacity,’ or what I like to call antisemitism. But like abused wives making excuses for violent husbands they keep returning for more love pats.

Bibi’s under no such illusion- especially after the Big O slapped him silly by refusing to speak to the Knesset. It could be that he didn’t want to stand in the same place Glenn Beck did a few years ago. Or, more likely, it could be that he wanted to speak directly to the radical students who were the only ones invited to this historical occasion.

As he spoke under a banner of the PLO terrorist leader Yasser Arafat,the audience of young radicals cheered and certainly understood the symbolism. This was the same playbook he used in Egypt to usher in the fanatical Muslim Brotherhood. This is the man who imperially sat in Prime Minister Natanyahu’s office as he made the call to Erdogan. Now Erdogan has raised the jizya price to 1,000,000 per “victim” and just one small additional thing- the opening of the Gaza blockade