Kentucky Under “State Of Emergency” Days After Yarmuth Rebukes Israel

We are only days after the Benjamin Netanyahu speech to the Congress, where Israel presented their case against a Nuclear Iran only to be met with harsh criticism and rebuke, One of those rebukes came from Democrat John Yarmuth as U.S. Representative for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district (which is effectively the city of Louisville) and has been since 2007, where he called Netanyahu’s speech an “impressive bit of political theater,” and stated he felt validated for not attending the speech Tuesday. In mid-February Yarmuth issued a statement saying he would not be attending the address from Netanyahu, at the time calling the speech a “sad and ridiculous” litmus test for support of Israel. In the speech Yarmuth said he “resented the condescending tone” from the Israeli prime minister two weeks ahead of a closely fought election in Israel. and claimed that his speech was straight out of the Dick Cheney playbook!

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