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For months I have criticized Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as being a poor leader, a week kneed commander in chief and an easy negotiator. But now, if possible, things are worse the man has gone seriously delusional. He has lost his preverbal marbles. He is beginning to sound like Humphrey Bogart at the end of Caine Mutiny or Nixon in the book The Final Days when he starts talking to the portraits in the White House. Israel is incredible danger and she is being lead by a PM who should be wearing one of those white coats with the very long sleeves that tie behind his back.

Look at what he told the Wingate Commission, that the War in Lebanon was planned months before any soldier was kidnapped. You may think that ok he is lying or trying to cover-up things. Folks it is not possible that someone could lie that bad. I think that this poor man really believes that it is true. No sane man could think that we would buy a story that one day he called up the Dan Halutz and said,

“You know I have been thinking, just in case one of our soldiers gets kidnapped on the northern front during the summer, lets come up with an invasion plan. Oh and Dan, Make it Really, Really Crappy. Make us look confused and ready to try and with this thing. Maybe we can scare them by thinking that Israel’s leadership is crazy, you know kind of like Mel Gibson in those Lethal Weapon movies”

According to Ynet News, Many MKs Just think that Olmert is lying. I am afraid that they are wrong and it is much, much worse.

Olmert is rewriting history, says MK Eitam

MKs criticize PM’s statement that second Lebanon war was planned months in advance, a claim Nasrallah made repeatedly during war. ‘If he isn’t lying – it’s a thousand times worse,’ says MK Eldad
Amnon Meranda

“It seems that the prime minister and Nasrallah are getting their stories straight,” an outraged MK Effie Eitam told Ynet Thursday on Olmert’s statement that the second Lebanon war was planned beforehand.

All throughout the war and afterwards, Hizbullah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah defended himself from public criticism by claiming that Israel had already been planning the war and that it “jumped at the chance” to strike.

According to Haaretz, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told the Winograd Commission that a military operation in case of a kidnapping incident along the Lebanese border was planned as early as March, 2006, four months prior to war.

Several MKs criticized Olmert’s statement, which they said backs up Nasrallah’s repeated claims, and could jeopardize Israel ‘s credibility.

“Assuming that Olmert isn’t lying, this statement makes things a thousand times worse. If he approved this plan without making sure that the Home Front was ready and that the IDF was capable of carrying it out – he should be tried for criminal negligence,” said MK Arieh Eldad (National Union-National Religious Party).

MK Effie Eitam said, “In an attempt to shake off responsibility for the poor managing of the war, the prime minister is also trying to rewrite history. We remember the time before the war… we heard of the cuts in the defense budget, we heard that there were no more existential threats to Israel.

“Saying that the IDF was prepared for a war in the north and that the prime minister even planned to start a war in the north is untrue. This war was a serious managerial failure for the military’s senior echelon, who already took responsibility.”

MK Yuval Steinitz (Likud) said, “A country preparing for a war certainly would not be cutting defense budgets, significantly minimizing field-training and reserve recruits. Olmert’s testimony that the war was planned was meant only to stop the many attacks and criticism against him and has no real basis.”

MK Gideon Sa’ar, chairman of the Likud faction told Ynet, “As usual, Olmert is trying to put responsibility on someone else, and this time, on the IDF. The prime minister bears the highest responsibility for the war’s failures… any attempts to escape responsibility are doomed to failure.”

If Olmert runs for reelection his campaign song should come Pink Floyd’s famous Dark Side of the Moon..because it is what fits his current state of mind:

The lunatic is on the grass.
The lunatic is on the grass.
Remembering games and daisy chains and laughs.
Got to keep the loonies on the path.

The lunatic is in the hall.
The lunatics are in my hall.
The paper holds their folded faces to the floor
And every day the paper boy brings more.

And if the dam breaks open many years too soon
And if there is no room upon the hill
And if your head explodes with dark forebodings too
I’ll see you on the dark side of the moon.

The lunatic is in my head.
The lunatic is in my head
You raise the blade, you make the change
You re-arrange me ’til I’m sane.
You lock the door
And throw away the key
There’s someone in my head but it’s not me.

And if the cloud bursts, thunder in your ear
You shout and no one seems to hear.
And if the band you’re in starts playing different tunes
I’ll see you on the dark side of the moon.

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