Kirsten Gillibrand on Israel: If You Can’t Say Something Nice, Say Something Stupid

Israeli diplomat Abba Eban once famously remarked of the endless conflicts in the Middle East, “The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.”

New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand seems to have taken that adage to heart, except that in her case she never misses an opportunity to make herself look like a vapid caricature of a politician–think William J. Lepetomane from Blazing Saddles, but without the charm and savvy.