#95 Joseph E, and the meaning of words - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 12.03.07 | 10:33 (IST)

    "Israel's right to exist". It is a lovely turn of phrase, isn't it? Almost poetry. But what does it mean, Joseph? Why do Livni, Olmert, and all the other Israeli politicians insist on that phrase, and that phrase only? No other phrase will do, and I suspect they'll show apoplexy if another phrase is substituted. Really, I'm curious. Why not simply demand that the arabs "Recognise the existance of the State of Israel"? Because, of course, recognizing the existance of the state of Israel achieves exactly the same end since (as we all know, and repeat after me..) "emphasizing the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war" protects Israel from being wiped out once it's existance is recognized. There's more to this phrase than meets the eye, but all I see from you zionists is a parrot-squark repeating of the phrase, over and over and over again.

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