TAKING ROADS LESS TRAVELLED AND RARELY SEEN!
Romney has outraged the Palestinians when he suggested that the Israeli economy is prospering, unlike the Palestinian Authority’s, due to Israel’s superior culture.
During a fundraiser for American-Jewish supporters in Israel, Romney spoke about the economic differences between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, ignoring the limitations that the occupation puts on Palestinian economic development, saying instead that the reason for the gap was due to cultural differences between Israelis and Palestinians. Read more.
Sprachlos = speechless, was he
1) just telling the local crowd what “he thought they wanted to hear” without thinking his comments through there or
2) genuinely ignorant of the power politics of occupation, or
3) did he purposely want to antagonise.