President Obama will be blowing off Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli PM visits Washington in March, because he supposedly doesn’t want to deal with any appearance of political impropriety. John Kerry won’t be meeting with Netanyahu either, citing the same B.S. excuse:

This all sounds a little familiar to NRO’s Jim Geraghty:

Heh.

Maybe Kerry can make up for it with another soft rock concert or something. We hear Carly Simon is great at smoothing over international political tensions.

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