By Real Real Zionist
September 22, 2011
What a balls up Obama is history
"The tone of the two leaders' speeches will be set in part by Barack Obama's address on Wednesday, which was strongly praised by Israel but has been met with widespread criticism among UN delegations, many of whom regard it as a piece of electioneering as the US president seeks to defuse Republican criticism that he has not backed Israel strongly enough.
Critics said the tone of the American president's remarks, and his failure to speak directly about occupation or mention the continued construction of Jewish settlements, added weight to a call by the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, for an end to US domination of mediation in the conflict"