Good start, right? At least he understands the realities of Jerusalem. But then he rapidly descended back into his role as Marack butt kisser and first class toady. Commenting on Foreign Minister Lieberman's assertion that Fatah's current rhetoric, and Hamas' continued control of Gaza puts the kaibosh on peace anytime soon, JPost reports:
"I think that kind of pessimism, while perhaps realistic, is not helpful to moving the ball forward," Hoyer said, adding that he viewed the Fatah conference as PA President Mahmoud Abbas's effort to charge up the faithful and reenergize his followers.
Charge up the faithful? Abbas said they would sacrifice Palestinians until they drove the Jews from Jerusalem. This is what eating Marack does to you. But the butt kissing gets more sickening. Hoyer went on to say Marack is...
"very committed to Israel. I think he is very committed to its security and sovereignty, and to its being protected in terms of any agreement it would make. He is also very committed to Israel making its own decision regarding what actions it will take vis-à-vis an agreement."
Bwuahahaha!!!! All evidence to the contrary. If Marack was committed to Israel making its own decisions he would have heard Netanyahu's words at Bar Ilan, understood them, and told the Arabs that this is what Israel needs to have, and aske them what they were willing to do about it. He wouldn't be pressuring for a settlement freeze, he wouldn't be condemning Jewish construction in Jerusalem, nor would his administration be expressing its outrage over the execution of legal decisions handed down by Israel's Supreme Court. All of which he and his administration have been doing with gusto, cuing EU leaders to join the chorus of condemnation.
Mr. Hoyer, kindly shut your stupid face.
Meanwhile, Arutz 7 reports the following:
Seventy-one members of the United States Senate, including Democratic and Republican party leaders - sent a letter to US President Barack Obama on Monday, asking him to encourage and pressure Arab states to consider "dramatic gestures" toward Israel in order to show their commitment to peace with the Jewish state.
Referring to Israel's removal of roadblocks in Judea and Samaria, assistance with economic development there, and support for American training of Palestinian Authority security personnel, the letter says, "These actions have demonstrated that Israel is willing to back up its words with concrete actions, even in the face of continuing threats to its security."
The senators said that they expect Arab countries to take similar tangible steps. "Such steps," they said, "could include ending the Arab League boycott of Israel..." The letter adds, "We also believe that Arab states must immediately and permanently end official propaganda [ed. note: Should we assume that unofficial propaganda is okay?] campaigns which demonize Israel and Jews." [When Marack straps the 16 ton weight of his failure to comply with that request to his upcoming PR blitz in Israel, it ought to be humiliations galore.]
The senators' letter was sent to the White House a week after a letter signed by 226 members of the House of Representatives was sent to Saudi King Abdullah, urging him to take significant steps.