Shameful betrayal of an ally. And not the first time, either. See why this should not be surprising to anyone in The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration’s War On America. “Sources: Obama Administration to Support Anti-Israel Resolution at UN Next Week,” by William Kristol in The Weekly Standard, June 11 (thanks to all who sent this in):
THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that senior Obama administration officials have been telling foreign governments that the administration intends to support an effort next week at the United Nations to set up an independent commission, under UN auspices, to investigate Israel’s behavior in the Gaza flotilla incident. The White House has apparently shrugged off concerns from elsewhere in the U.S. government that a) this is an extraordinary singling out of Israel, since all kinds of much worse incidents happen around the world without spurring UN investigations; b) that the investigation will be one-sided, focusing entirely on Israeli behavior and not on Turkey or on Hamas; and c) that this sets a terrible precedent for outside investigations of incidents involving U.S. troops or intelligence operatives as we conduct our own war on terror….