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Upon receiving word that the US was planning to vote in favor of the resolution - viewed by Israel as impractical and failing to address its security concerns - Olmert demanded to get Bush on the phone, and refused to back down after being told that the president was delivering a lecture in Philadelphia. Bush interrupted his lecture to answer Olmert's call, the premier said.
We are dealing with brutal terrorist organizations devoid of the compassion and tolerance which characterize us.
Originally posted by Aquin
Disregarding the circumstances of the war, I hope that any U.S. President would interrupt any lecture to take care of any foreign head-of-state.
You can always reconvene a lecture, who knows the urgency of the phone call.