Rahm Emanuel, US president-elect Barack Obama's chief of staff, has apologised to an Arab-American group for comments made by his father that disparaged Arabs.
Benjamin Emanuel was reported as telling an Israeli newspaper about his son last week: "Obviously, he will influence the president to be pro-Israel. Why wouldn't he?
"What is he, an Arab? He's not going to clean the floors of the White House."
Friday, November 14, 2008
When all else fails, there's still your family to help bury you...
Whatever you may think of Rahm Emmanuel as President-elect Barack Obama's Chief of Staff, you gotta cringe for him when a story like this hits Al Jazeera: