Not long ago, a senior Obama administration official was quoted as referring to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickensh*t.”

Speaking to the Jewish Federation of North America today, the VP apparently tried to smooth things over, Biden-style:

Now that ought to patch things up. Or maybe not.

The word of the day is “embarrassment”:

Biden made Obama’s relationship with Netanyahu sound like the script for a re-make of The Odd Couple:

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