#31 A farcical argument, SDHD (2nd try) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 17.04.10 | 16:49 (IDT)

    SDHD: "Israel asked the 'Arab world' to discuss the offer, and it was the Arabs who said it was a take-it or leave-it deal." No, a take-it-or-leave-it OFFER. I make an offer to SDHD, at which point HE wants to "discuss" with ME the wording of my offer to him. [Note: not the wording of an AGREEMENT between him and I, but on the wording of my OFFER to him] The very concept is farcical. SDHD, what you would be doing is insisting on having a say in the drafting of MY offer to YOU. At which point, of course, it is hard to see how it is still MY offer when YOU are busy rewriting it. You can't see that, can you? SDHD, here is the problem: doing that amounts to you becoming both the protagonist and the antagonist, at which point this little drama has just descended into farce.

    from the article: Clinton: U.S. won't impose peace deal, but Israel must do more
    First published 04:01 16.04.10 | Last updated 10:12 16.04.10
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