President Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy were caught with hot mics at the recent G20 summit.
Sarkozy was caught telling Obama, “I can’t see him anymore, he’s a liar,” with Obama responding, “You may be sick of him, but me, I have to deal with him every day.”
Around the globe, there are many opinions about Israel which has definitely strained relations between them and their allies. However, this is a defiant show of frustrations by both Obama and Sarkozy.
Tensions are still at a heightened state after UNESCO put up a vote in favor for Palestinian membership.
For more on this issue:
- CBS News – Obama, Sarkozy reportedly fed up with Netanyahu
- Telegraph – Nicolas Sarkozy ‘complained to Barack Obama of liar Benjamin Netanyahu’
- Politico –On a hot mic (or not), no love for Bibi
- HotAir –Uh oh: Obama, Sarkozy caught on open mic grumbling about Netanyahu?
- Quite Normal –Hot mike reveals Obama-Sarkozy’s not so secret contempt for Netanyahu