Fisking Obama's AIPAC Speech

President Obama delivered a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Sunday. The text can be found here. Barack Obama's reception was lukewarm when he walked on stage -- and for good reason, given the treatment he has meted out to Israel since assuming the presidency. I thought it would be interesting to do a so-called Fisking of his speech to illustrate its inaccuracies. Fisking is named after the British "journalist" Robert Fisk who has been notorious for passing off his biases and errors as facts. A Fisking just reveals and highlights these "errors". The excerpts are in quotes; my analysis follows after Comment So a Fisking we go: "Despite a tough budget environment, our security assistance has increased every single year. We are investing in new capabilities. We're providing Israel with more advanced technology - the types of products and systems that only go to our closest friends and allies. And make no mistake: We will do what it takes to preserve Israel's...(Read Full Post)