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Everybody Poops: Avigdor Lieberman Edition

Israeli foreign minister flushes on-air

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Avigdor Lieberman (L), sizing things up.(Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images)

Avigdor Lieberman, the former Moldovan nightclub bouncer turned hard-right Israeli foreign minister, committed something of a gaffe yesterday. Not the sort of gaffe that is liable to end him up in court (unlike the the money laundering allegations). No, Lieberman was giving an interview from his home about Gaza terrorists, and right around the time he said, “We know who we’re dealing with,” there was an audible toilet flush in the background. (I can’t be the only one who thought of All in the Family, right?)

So, was Lieberman trying to send a signal to the terrorists regarding what he plans to do with them? Or was he just, you know, exiting the office? It doesn’t matter. What matters is that if you go to the Hebrew-language article you can listen to the clip! Go go go!

Live From the Bathroom Lieberman [Ynet]

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Steph F. says:

Marc, you crack me up. Thanks for the needed laughs.


Marc Tracy says:

@marjorie was proud of that one, yup.

Yaakov Hillel says:

Besides the fact of being rude and not exact. Listening to the track, if the noise was flushing a toilet or pouring water into a pail it is hard to tell. It was definitely a distance from the minister who said that Hamas is considered an organization of terror. the rest is made up. To say that is what he intends to do with with the Gazan Arabs is Mark Tracy’s interpretation of something not said, and definitely not done. If it was a flush of a toilet (not so Audible) it could have been anyone at a distance inside his home.I am under the impression that Tablet is not the place for this garbage.

Marc says:

THis type of stupid reporting is very typical of tracy and tablet in general.

Dani ben Leb says:

Shit, shave, and a shag.
No shave and most likely no shag either. He shoulda also flushed his blue polyester tie down the loo and that tie-pin. What is this? Moldovia 1976?
I hope he washed his hands.


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Everybody Poops: Avigdor Lieberman Edition

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