Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to give a much discussed, much hyped, much slammed speech of the decade before Congress, a speech that will either be extremely damaging or just a distraction.
Cliff Owen / AP
Some of the hubbub has been over the fact that Bibi was invited by Speaker of the House John Boehner, without coordinating with the White House, and it became A Thing. Nearly 60 Democratic legislators won’t be attending in protest.
Happier times, back in 2011. Susan Walsh / AP
“If Taylor Swift and Katy Perry did a joint concert at Madison Square Garden wearing white-and-gold and black-and-blue dresses, accompanied by dancing sharks and llamas, that’s the only way you’d have a tougher ticket,” Boehner’s spokesman actually said.
You’ll just have to imagine the llamas and T-Swift David J. Phillip / AP
So have fun, attendees! I’m sure you’ll all be as giddy as Bibi and his son going down this waterslide in 1998.
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