O que ganhava o primeiro-ministro israelita com uma história que hostiliza os Estados Unidos? Alguém acredita que a politica externa norte-americana é gerida como o suposto conto de Ehud Olmert retrata? Fico com muito pouco espaço para dúvidas, o que temos aqui é uma história muito mal contada.
Adenda: "This idea that somehow she was turned around on this issue is 100 percent completely untrue," said State Department spokesman Sean McCormack. "All that afternoon, Thursday afternoon -- Secretary Rice's recommendation and inclination the entire time was to abstain." [...] There is an inconsistency in the Olmert story. According to the Los Angeles Times, Bush returned to the White House from Philadelphia hours before the U.N. vote, according to the president's schedule." (Fonte)
"All media reports agree that Bush trumped Rice's intentions, but Livni and Olmert, who never have been the closest of friends, each tried to take the credit. [...] The following morning, Livni told Voice of Israel government radio that she spoke with Rice last Friday night and secured a promise that she would abstain in the vote. Hasson said that when Prime Minister Olmert heard of her comments, he took the opportunity in a speech in Ashkelon to brag about how he personally interrupted President Bush with a phone call." (Fonte)