Looks like Rove has worked his magic again. Fooling people by "amplifying the rhetoric."
God, he is good! Continues to fool lots of folks. What's the old slogan, " you can never go broke underestimating the intelligence of the American population." Or the other famous slogan, "Don't misunderestimate me."
The startling reference to an Israeli attack was "the kind of strong language that will get their attention in Tehran," said one allied diplomat in Washington, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
"There's a rhetorical escalation here: They've ratcheted up the threat level by bringing Israel in," said Henri J. Barkey, a former State Department official during the Clinton administration. "They're using the fact of the inauguration, and the uncertainty people have about where they're going in the next term, to say, 'Look, we're not going to let up on Iran.' "