Campaign against Lapid for congratulating the United States with the Liberian flag
Tuesday – 26 Dhu al-Qi’dah 1442 AH – 06 July 2021 AD Issue No. [
Tel Aviv: Asharq Al-Awsat.
Supporters of the head of the Israeli opposition, Benjamin Netanyahu, refuse to give up any means or opportunity to attack the new government and its symbols.
Yesterday, they took advantage of an unintended mistake by the alternative prime minister and foreign minister, Yair Lapid, and launched a massive campaign against him on social networks, entitled “Our Foreign Minister is ignorant.”
Lapid’s mistake came in a Twitter post congratulating the United States of America on its 245th Independence Day. He wanted to seal the post with the flags of the United States and Israel, but he mistakenly put the Liberian flag in place of the United States flag, which is very similar to it. Lapid corrected this error, erased the publication, rewritten it, and published it without flags.
It is noteworthy that many mistake between the two sciences. On such days in July last year, the Lebanese “Hezbollah” held a demonstration in front of the US embassy in Beirut, in which the demonstrators burned the Liberian flag instead of the US flag.
It is noteworthy that at the same time that Lapid published his publication, the American embassy in Israel made a mistake no less heinous, which is that it published on its official website the text of the American national anthem. And instead of the phrase “the land of freedom and the land of courage,” she converted it to be “the land of courage and the land of freedom.”
Benjamin Netanyahu took the initiative to publish his congratulations to the United States in which he placed a picture of the correct American flag, while his close friend, Gilad Erdan, Israel’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations, published a congratulation in which he placed the exact text of the national anthem. Their supporters took advantage of the order to publish the story, underestimating Balbid, the new Israeli government, and even the American embassy, and praising Netanyahu and Warden.
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