A basic lesson of democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Steve G
    • 08.05.06 | 04:05 (IDT)

    Unfortunately these sad occurrences are turning into the only way the Palestinians can learn one of the basic lessons of democracy. As a voter, you must bear the responsibility of who you voted into office. Democracy is based on trust in the wisdom of the citizenry. The Palestinians chose to throw their votes away unwisely. If there is a next election, hopefully they will think hard before casting their ballots .... responsibly.

    from the article: World Bank says underestimated depth of Palestinian crisis
    First published 00:00 07.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 08.05.06
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