Over the past few days, John Kerry flew to Egypt, where among other things, he proposed a weekling Gaza Truce. Alas, that was one taxpayer funded trip for the Secretary of State flushed down the drain:
- ISRAEL CABINET UNANIMOUSLY OPPOSED KERRY PLAN: CHANNEL 1
- ISRAEL'S SECURITY CABINET HAS REJECTED GAZA CEASEFIRE PROPOSAL, SEEKS MODIFICATIONS -GOVT SOURCE
AP had some more details:
Israel on Friday rejected a Gaza ceasefire proposal presented by US Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli public television reported.
"The security cabinet has unanimously rejected the ceasefire proposal of Kerry, as it stands," Channel 1 said, adding that ministers would continue discussing it.
Or, largely just as was expected (because even Bloomberg is now reporting how the entire middle east is mocking John Kerry). But perhaps the reason why gold appears to have suddenly found a bid is the following:
- JOHN KERRY TO SPEAK FROM CAIRO LATER TODAY
Because just when you thought things couldn't get any worse, John Kerry opens his mouth...