Netanyahu really needs to leave Israel and fulfill his natural calling- being a wingnut legislator from Texas
rime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday apologized to the Arab citizens of Israel for comments he made about their voting turnout on Election Day, which were sharply criticized as being racist and offensive to the community.
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“I know the things I said several days ago offended some of Israel’s citizens, hurt the Arab citizens,” Netanyahu told invited representatives of the Arab community at the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem. “This was never my intent. I apologize for this.”
The apology was met with enthusiastic applause from the Arab representatives, several of whom embraced him after the statement.
However, the Joint (Arab) List, which swept into the Knesset with 13 seats last week, rejected Netanyahu’s overture and said it will continue to campaign on behalf of the Arab community, Channel 2 reported.
I guess I will let all the right-wingers who spent the last week explaining Bibi did nothing wrong explain why he is now apologizing.