The Onion riffs on Obama’s speech

The satirical website The Onion has an effective riff on Obama’s speech from yesterday, imagining Israelis and Palestinians brought together to ridicule Obama’s “hopelessly naive” address.

“Following the address, sources said Israelis and Palestinians spent over two hours standing among one another, reportedly slapping each others’ backs and repeating their favorite parts of the American president’s gullible calls for both sides to negotiate and make hard choices about peace,” The Onion reported.

“Reports also confirmed that both sides exuded a hearty laugh after one of the Israelis mimicked a portion of Obama’s speech in which he described a world where ‘Jews and Muslims and Christians can live in peace and prosperity in this Holy Land.'”

Read the whole thing here.

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