Michael Goodwin: Israel faces war on two fronts – from Hamas and the Biden White House

President Joe Biden has resumed the Obama-era habit of talking down to Israel, as if it’s an undeserving supplicant instead of a friend and strategic ally.

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With Hamas rockets from Gaza raining down on Israeli citizens, the Jewish state is defending itself with superior weaponry. But it’s also fighting a rear guard diplomatic action against the Biden White House.

Anticipating the new president would unfairly urge Israeli restraint, officials effectively told the U.S. to buzz off.

"International intervention is a reward to the Palestinian rioters and those who back them" and Israeli official told Axios.

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Sad but true, and everybody knows it.

Besides, Biden already restored the funding to Palestinians the Trump administration ended and resumed the Obama-era habit of talking down to Israel, as if it’s an undeserving supplicant instead of a friend and strategic ally.

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It’s also no secret that Biden is begging Iran to rejoin the nuclear deal, even as Iran supplies many of the rockets targeting Israel. With friends like that…

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