In a shocking, if not terribly surprising development, Bud Fox News has learned that Republican party leaders and key heavyweight donors are coming to a consensus that Benjamin Netanyahu, the current Israeli prime minister, will be the party’s “establishment” candidate for the 2016 US presidential election. The news comes in the wake of the unprecedented access Messr. Netanyahu has been granted to the US legislative bodies, highlighted by the invitation from Republicans to give a prime-time address to a joint session of Congress on March 3, 2015. It’s unclear how this late-breaking news will affect his chances of re-election as Israeli’s hit the polls today to elect a new prime minister.
Many political observers question the move and some are alarmed by this bold extension of Israeli meddling in US affairs. “You thought the tail was wagging the dog before- you ain’t seen nothing yet”, one senior Obama administration official observed.