Netanyahu at It Again
He's a world class thug.
by Stephen Lendman
He's undisciplined, unchecked, and unambiguous. He never knows when to leave well enough alone. He makes more enemies than friends. He's a consummate loudmouth bully. He hurls unrestrained verbal assaults. More on that below.
He presides over Israel's worst government. It's belligerent, hardline, and neoliberal. It's offensive to both Jews and Arabs. He menaces the entire region and beyond.
His finger on Israel's nuclear trigger should worry everyone. Maybe he'll squeeze during one of his frequent tantrums.
Fiction for him is fact. It's whatever he's saying at the time. He claims he doesn't lie but doesn't tell the truth. Perhaps he can't tell the difference between the two. He claims Armageddon is just around the corner. Who's he afraid of in a region where only Israel threatens neighbors?
He presides over a government Gideon Levy calls "racis(t), untranationalis(t), arrogan(t), and messiani(c)" for good reason. Nonetheless, "this country is still not the worst," he says.
He's right. It's the second worst. America is number one in every shameful thing mattering most.
On September 16, Netanyahu lied like he always does. He claimed Iran is six to seven months from having a nuclear bomb capability. Again he demanded Obama set a clear red line. For good reason, the president, other US officials, and most others are fed up with him.
He told NBC's Meet the Press :
"You have to place that red line before them now, before it's too late." He conflated Iran's government with "fanaticism".It's the same fanaticism that you see storming your embassies today. Do you want these fanatics to have nuclear weapons?"
Host David Gregory practically fawned over him. At issue is why was he invited on? He's guilty of crimes of war and against humanity. He's waging slow-motion genocide against 1.7 million Gazans.
He wages financial war on Jews and Arabs alike. He's a monster buttoned down to look normal. His legitimacy should be questioned.
He should be impeached, charged, prosecuted, and imprisoned before he does more harm.
His arrogance makes him impossible to deal with. On Meet the Press, he showed no signs of backing down. He practically challenged viewers to dispute him. He told one lie after another about Iran. He's done it many times before.