McCain Blasts Obama on Israel: ‘Get Over Your Temper Tantrum’

John McCain slammed President Obama on Israel on CNN’s State of the Union this morning, telling the president to “get over your temper tantrum” with Benjamin Netanyahu because “the least of your problems is what Bibi Netanyahu said during an election campaign.”

In an interview released yesterday, Obama said that some of Netanyahu’s pre-election rhetoric was unhelpful and contrary to Israel’s ideals, referring to Netanyahu’s pre-election opposition to a two-state solution and his comments about Arab voters turning out “in droves.”

Gloria Borger asked McCain if Obama has good reason to be annoyed with Netanyahu for rejecting what the U.S. has been working for. McCain responded, “Bibi’s rhetoric concerning an election campaign pales in comparison as to the threat, the direct threat to the United States of America of ISIS.”

Regarding Netanyahu’s statements themselves, McCain simply rolled his eyes and said “politicians make statements.” He suggested that Obama is either letting his personal feelings get in the way of sound policy or he’s “delusional.”

Watch the video below, via CNN:

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