Obama tells reporters not to wear green
An Obama campaign ban on green clothing during the candidate’s visits to Jordan and Israel today has left reporters traveling with Obama bemused.
In a memo to reporters, Obama advance staffer Peter Newell laid out rules on attire for Jordan and Israel. First among them: “Do not wear green.” An Obama aide explained to reporters that green is the color associated with the Palestinian terror group Hamas.
And speaking of Palestinian terrorism, there has been another attack in Jerusalem today just yards from the King David Hotel where Obama is scheduled to stay tonight. More than 16 Israelis were wounded, including children and a nine-month old infant.
For more details of the attack and of Obama’s visit, click here.
(Above: one of the cars overturned in today’s Jerusalem terror attack.)