February 16, 2017 | Quoted by Herb Keinon - The Jerusalem Post
Changing the Conversation
President Donald Trump took his long-running battle against political correctness to his White House press conference with visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.
There, with the cameras whirring and the world watching, Trump ditched the glib, politically correct catchphrase everyone throws around as the magic solution for the Mideast: the two-state solution.
In the most significant line from the 30-minute press conference, before Trump and Netanyahu met for the first time since the president’s inauguration, Trump – asked whether he was giving up on the idea of two states – replied: “So I’m looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like. I’m very happy with the one that both parties like. I can live with either one.”
Or, as tweeted by Jonathan Schanzer, a vice president at the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies: “For the last 8 years, Bibi and Obama both insisted good friends could disagree. But they weren’t convincing. Trump & Bibi were convincing.”
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