May 26, 2011

Visual Disconnect of the Week: Bibi's Rock and Roll


1.) The first pic (and who knows how many variations) were all over the place. The shots from Israel, as romanticized as they are, not so much.




2.) What was that about casting the first stone?

3.) Something disarming about women hoisting rocks.

4.) Bibi vows Israel won’t give up “greater” Jerusalem, except the version he has in mind (burgeoning as we speak) has the same span as L.A.

(photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images caption: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) waves after he addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress as U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden and Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (R) look on May 24, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Netanyahu said Israel will not return to the pre-1967 borders..)

(photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images caption: A young Jewish settler carries rocks in an attempt to build a new outpost on a hilltop, on May 23, 2011 near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, West Bank. Tensions between Israel and United States remain high over the growing Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Last week President Obama called for a return to Israel’s 1967 borders..)

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