Netanyahu Speaks to Congress

Invited by Speaker Boehner, snubbed by President Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress today. His speech was welcomed with raucous applause, cheering and several standing ovations. In fact, his speech was interrupted by applause 43 times. To say he was well-received would be an understatement, even though some Democrats chose to boycott the speech. Mr. Netanyahu started by praising the US as an ally, from Harry Truman to Barack Obama. “The remarkable alliance between Israel and the United States has always been above politics,” he said. “It must…