Elliott Abrams Is Bank Again
Elliott Abrams has another op-ed, this time in the WSJ. It, of course, goes totally against Tony Judt’s op-ed on Israeli settlements. He says the US agreed to the settlements that Obama’s administration is now questioning. He’s basically saying that George W. Bush was an unpatriotic, cowardly President who was afraid to stand up to the Israelis. Abrams says in effect, “I put words in Bush’s mouth recognizing the settlement, and he said them.” However, Abrams and Bush failed to bring anything to fruition as a result. Bush kissed Sharon’s ass as instructed by Abrams, but no legal document was signed. They failed. The world has moved on. It’s like Abrams is trying to enforce the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. It’s dead. Get over it!