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Netanyahu Takes a Joke at His Own Expense

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Posted on Mar 7, 2012
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Employing the time-honored strategy of reappropriation, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a spoof video, based on his speech at Tuesday’s AIPAC session, in which his words about Iran’s alleged plans for its nuclear program are intercut with footage of a cartoon classic and mixed to a lively techno beat. This way, he’s in on the joke, see? Or so his Facebook page suggests. —KA

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By katsteevns, March 9, 2012 at 12:23 pm Link to this comment

Does this mean that Warner Brothers wants to take out Iran as well?

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By Rehmat, March 9, 2012 at 8:23 am Link to this comment

Bibi, a former US furniture salesman, is a Spook, Terrorist and Crimial - all in one Zionist Jew.

http://www.wrmea.com/component/content/article/173-1996-october/2198-spook-terrorist-or-criminal-americas-mysterious-files-on-netanyahu-.html

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By gerard, March 8, 2012 at 7:54 pm Link to this comment

Netanyahu is not funny.  He has absolutely no sense of humor or he wouldn’t do what he does.  People
without a sense of humor are inevitably dangerous because they tend to take themselves way too seriously.

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By EmileZ, March 8, 2012 at 8:29 am Link to this comment

For any bored truthdiggers out there

The EmileZ A/V Booth….

First we have Norman Finkelstein (whom I love and hold in high esteem) sounding off about his idea of the right strategy to pursue regarding the contentious Israel/Palestine lack of a serious peace process….

Norman Finklestein on the BDS movement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7RWb24VKhA&feature=related

Then we have As’ad AbuKhalil (who is not a two stater) sounding off about everything Arab, well not really, but this will have to suffice….

The United States and the Arab Revolt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tvv5AKb-x8&list=UUJjrf2fxRBkZlhFsrTZrjuw&index=1&feature=plcp

This is not intended as a debate.

Also Chris Hedges interviews Norman Finklestein….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSWuDMTfoTs

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By EmileZ, March 7, 2012 at 5:08 pm Link to this comment

It isn’t hard to see why Netanyahu likes this video.

It basically equates Iran with Daffy Duck. You can interpret it anyway you like. It isn’t exactly cutting satire.

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Norman Finkelstein - “US Jews Know Too Much Now”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ_Bw3uTs8A

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