It looks like the Middle East in all its dimensions and players is intruding itself onto the US presidential election tonight. First, the Netanyahu government trying to hardball the White House by using the threat of meddling in the election to force the White House’s hand; and Netanyahu getting a swift brushback from the White House. And more to come on fights over what happened today at US Embassies in Cairo and Benghazi.
We’ll have more shortly.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.