Netanyahu was quoted in a companion article. He said more. Whenever he opens his mouth he puts both feet in. Perhaps one day he'll swallow them and choke.
He called Thursday's vote "a meaningless resolution that won't change anything on the ground. No Palestinian state will arise without an arrangement ensuring the security of Israeli citizens."- Advertisement -
He added that Abbas's UN speech was "defamatory and venomous."
Days earlier, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, "If the proposal is adopted at the United Nations General Assembly, as far as we are concerned this would be a complete breaking of the rules and it will elicit an extreme response from us."- Advertisement -
Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said, "This day is the day of the historic rout of the Palestinians."
During Pillar of Cloud terror bombing, he said Palestinians killed and injured "deserved it." Other Israeli hardliners express similar views.
They represent racist police state harshness. Israel isn't fit to live in. Many Jews are voting with their feet and leaving. They have just cause.
Former Kadima leader, Tzipi Livni, now heads a new party called Hatnua (the Movement). She said Palestine's UN vote was a "strategic terrorist attack."