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McDonald's commercial depicts U.S.-Israel dynamic in surprisingly accurate fashion

This McDonald’s commercial, for a new range of burgers named after American cities, has a one-liner from a fake President Obama that somehow, surprisingly, hits the nail on the head.

God bless Israel – for the big America.

Now, of course I’m not saying that America exists thanks to Israel. But there’s something about the reversal of roles that rings true in an era where the Israeli prime minister feels he can intervene in an American election, or easily push aside new diplomacy efforts by an incoming secretary of state.

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    1. rsgengland

      America is the most powerful nation on earth at present, and her actions affect every other country on the planet.
      Every country tried in one way or another to influence the US elections, by voicing opinions, and showing their preferences.
      How was Israel any different?
      Maybe a little louder!
      A little more open!
      A little more candid!
      Everyone in some way or another was at it.

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      • The Trespasser

        As a matter of fact, the most powerful nation these days is China.

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    2. Judy

      I think this is about our waistlines–and Israeli waistlines are growing to match American ones, and not politics.

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