If this story by Barak Ravid in Haaretz is to be believed, Bibi is flailing and subjects to bouts of paranoia. I especially like the bit about those “self-hating Jews” in the White House:
Netanyahu appears to be suffering from confusion and paranoia. He is convinced that the media are after him, that his aides are leaking information against him and that the American administration wants him out of office. Two months after his visit to Washington, he is still finding it difficult to communication [sic] normally with the White House. To appreciate the depth of his paranoia, it is enough to hear how he refers to Rahm Emanuel and David Axelrod, Obama’s senior aides: as “self-hating Jews.”
“He thought that his speech at Bar-Ilan would become mandatory reading at schools in the United States, and when he realized that Obama gave no such order, he went back to being frustrated,” one of his associates said.
Imagine just because you’re the prime minister of Israel you believe that the chief of staff of the president of the United States has to hop to it or else he’s a “self-hating Jew.” Not to mention the matter of Bibi conflating being Jewish and being Zionist and assuming that because he is a Jew, Rahm must do Bibi’s bidding. That’s some deep chutzpah!