Thursday, April 17, 2008

Quote du Jour: Netanyahu - Israel Benifiting From 9/11

Via Ha'aretz:

The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu told an audience at Bar Ilan university that the September 11, 2001 terror attacks had been beneficial for Israel.

"We are benefiting from one thing, and that is the attack on the Twin Towers and Pentagon, and the American struggle in Iraq," Ma'ariv quoted the former prime minister as saying. He reportedly added that these events "swung American public opinion in our favor."

I'm sorry but, when was it again that American public opinion didn't favour Israel?

What a gruesome quote.

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