Wednesday, November 12, 2008

What's That? Hamas Met With Obama Aides Before The Election?

Surprise, surprise. NOT!

With a hat-tip to my friend C.R.:

The Arab daily Al-Hayat on Tuesday quoted a senior Hamas official as saying that United States President-elect Barack Obama's advisors met with members of the Palestinian militant group before the U.S. presidential election.

Ahmed Yusuf, a political advisor to Hamas' Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh, reportedly told the London-based paper that, "The connection was made via email and after that we met with them in Gaza."

Al-Hayat reported that Yusuf also said the relations were maintained after Obama's electoral victory last Tuesday. He said the president-elect's advisors requested that the relations be kept secret so as not to aid his rival, Senator John McCain....
Read the rest HERE.

And check out this article, dated April 16, 2008. Excerpt:
PHILADELPHIA - U.S. Senator Barack Obama on Wednesday criticized former U.S. President Jimmy Carter for meeting with leaders of the Islamic terrorist group Hamas as he tried to reassure Jewish voters that his presidential candidacy is not a threat to them or U.S. support for Israel....
Ah, politicians! Well, nobody ever said they were consistent. But this contradiction is, as the phrase goes, "something else." You decide what the "something" is.

Note: Two posts today. Please scroll down for the other one.


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posted by Always On Watch @ 11/12/2008 06:01:00 AM