There's been much talk of President Obama throwing a certain country under the bus. According to an op-ed in today's NYTimes, it appears that not just one president, but several have done this.However, it is not the one currently being accused. The author of "Who Threw Israel Under the Bus?" is a former head of Mossad and adviser to Ariel Sharon.
Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, writes frequently in these pages.