Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy this past Friday.  She started out by praising Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Then she said something that showed complete lack of understanding of the nation and people of Israel.  Clinton said:

“I’m not making excuses for the missed opportunities of the Israelis, or the lack of generosity, the lack of empathy that I think goes hand-in-hand with the suspicion.”

“So, yes, there is more that the Israelis need to do to really demonstrate that they do understand the pain of an oppressed people in their minds, and they want to figure out, within the bounds of security and a Jewish democratic state, what can be accomplished.”