The story that “Boehner Blindsided Obama” on Netanyahu’s invitation to speak before Congress was manufactured agitprop.
But it did give the Obama administration and Democrats another reason to bash Netanyahu and Israel.
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Ed Lasky at American Thinker reported:
A correction appearing in the New York Times quietly unravels what has become a major story as phony agitprop, intended to discredit the leaders of Israel and the House of Representatives. Of course, the story is still believed by many, and has well served those in the White House and media who created and disseminated it. Omri Ceren spotted the correction and explained on Twitter:
— Omri Ceren (@cerenomri) January 30, 2015