When President Obama isn’t making veiled threats against U.S. senators who oppose his nuclear deal with Iran, he’s challenging the leader of the country with the most at stake to come up with a better “alternative” to the goals he’s trying to reach.
On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took up the challenge.
In a two-and-a-half minute speech, standing alone and on camera, Netanyahu outlined in specific and moderate language exactly what is wrong with the “bad deal” Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have negotiated with the murderous mullahs of Tehran.
The response to Obama’s provocative news conference on Saturday isn’t flashy, and Netanyahu used no props, like the much ridiculed bomb cartoon he held in a speech at the United Nations.
But the message was forceful — and abundantly clear: The economic and political sanctions that brought Iran to the negotiating table in the first place must not be frittered away for false promises.
That’s the course the Obama administration is set on, but it’s one congressional Republicans oppose. And those congressional Republicans, who invited Netanyahu for a speech before a joint session of Congress in March, got some ammunition from the prime minister’s speech Sunday.
Will they be able to use it?
H/T: The Blaze
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