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Netanyahu’s ‘hilarious’ response to mounting criticism of Instagram pictures

Just hours after his coalition managed to pass (in its first reading) a racist law to displace over 40,000 Bedouin in the Negev, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got back to what he knows how to do best: waste our time. The chosen venue today? His Instagram account.

As Ido Kenan of the “Room 404” blog on Haaretz reports [Heb], Netanyahu decided he had to respond to mounting criticism of the quality of his account, particularly after repeated complaints about pictures that were out of focus and even sometimes rotated 90 degrees in the wrong direction.

It got to the point where a fantastic Tumblr blog, called “Bibi Instafail” began to collect the ugly images posted on the account, like the one above. Here’s another example:

So, what does the media whiz do? He makes a new Instagram movie, which you can see here.

In it, Bibi says: “Not like that, turn it around. My friends on Instagram, this can not continue! From now on, I’ve decided to take things into my own hands. Give me that… Give it to me…” (rotated writing on board says: “From now on, pictures will be in focus!”)

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