Petulant Obama WH picks pettiest way possible to ‘congratulate Bibi’

Not only did the petulant Obama administration not congratulate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his impressive come-from-behind win in Tuesday’s elections, they couldn’t even find it within themselves to mention his name.

White House political director David Simas appeared early Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day,” and congratulated the “Israeli people.”

“We want to congratulate the Israeli people for the democratic process, for the election that they just engaged in with all the parties that engaged in that election,” Simas said.

Talk about petty.

President Obama has yet to comment on Netanyahu’s victory.

According to the Jerusalem Post, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama will call the Israeli prime minister in the coming days to congratulate him on his Likud party’s election win.

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The Post reported that Secretary of State John Kerry instead called Netanyahu, but State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki failed to mention Bibi’s name when commenting on the election.

“We congratulate the citizens of Israel on today’s election,” Psaki said. “The reported large turnout is another reminder of the vibrancy of Israel’s democracy and why the United States will remain firm in our commitment to our deep and abiding partnership with Israel.”

And while the White House couldn’t be bothered to tweet about Bibi’s win, it did find time Wednesday morning to post Obama’s 2015 NCAA basketball tournament bracket on Twitter:

Social media users were quick to respond to the child-like behavior of the Obama administration in reacting to the election results.

Here is a sampling as seen on Twitter:


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