Krauthammer: ‘No Doubt’ Chickensh*t Story Accurately Reflects Obama’s View [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer weighed in on the controversy over an Atlantic piece alleging that an administration official called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickenshit,” telling Fox’s Brian Kilmeade he has “no doubt” the story accurately reflects Obama’s feelings. (RELATED: Obama Official Calls Israeli Prime Minister A ‘Chickenshit’)

“I think there is animosity between the leadership, the president and prime minister, unlike any in the history of Israel. It goes back to 1948,” he said. “This is unique.”

Kilmeade also brought up other quotes from the piece, such as an administration official saying Netanyahu was a “coward” who was “scared” to launch wars. “Is there any doubt, Charles Krauthammer, that these feelings in your mind are accurate? Is it truly the way the administration feels about Netanyahu and company?” (RELATED: Ed Henry GRILLS Earnest On ‘Chickenshit Story)

“There is no doubt that what we saw is an accurate reflection of what they think,” Krauthammer responded. “That’s the reason they won’t offer an apology. Everybody knows it’s how the president thinks about the Israeli leadership under Likud, under Bibi. We all know there’s a veracity underlying it; you’re not supposed to say it, you’re supposed to deny it when it becomes published. But this is the tension between them.”

“This is the worst relations between administrations, Israeli and American, probably in 50 years.”