Wednesday, September 23, 2009

"Frustrated and impatient"?

"President Barack Obama attempted to push fast-forward on the vexing task of Middle East peace . . . Though the presidential invite led to the first meeting — and first handshake — between Netanyahu and Abbas since they took office, Obama aides indicated that Obama is frustrated and impatient with what they described as foot-dragging by the Israelis and inflexible positions from the Palestinians."

"Frustrated" and "impatient" are not the usual attributes of a successful president.

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