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How Bibi Frolics in the Winter Snow

The Israeli premier has enraged his enemies again

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Frolics (MyRightWord)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, frequently maligned by the international community with allegations of wanton bellicosity, has finally given his critics the indisputable physical evidence they have so craved.

In the picture above, a copy of which is no doubt being shuttled personally to Turtle Bay by blue-helmeted UN couriers, you see an obviously armed Netanyahu ambushing a boy without the basic means to defend himself. Note Netanyahu’s black commando gear (with Burberry misdirection) and the smirk on his face, a telltale vestige of his Sayeret Matkal training, as he prepares to pummel without mercy.

Forget re-election. Netanyahu has just set himself up to lead a coalition of indictees at the Hague.

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I hope this means he’s getting ready to be put on ice.


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How Bibi Frolics in the Winter Snow

The Israeli premier has enraged his enemies again

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