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    • Woody
    • 06.12.09 | 12:33 (IST)

    What Gideon exposes well and what the pro-settler talkbackers who claim it's not a play, but a reality, show is that people are out of touch. If you don't know what reality is actually like, then when you watch a TV show or a movie, you think it represents the factual situation. There hasn't been "violence" against settlers - only one arrest in massive roadblocks. Meanwhile, the Palestinians are having their homes and cars randomly burned in retaliation for being Arab. Whatever confrontation the settlers put up will be met with kid gloves violence compared to what Palestinians get from the army. Israel shot an American in the head last year in a protest of land illegally taken according to most - THAT is serious. Settlers' reality is that they get granted allowance to build balcons and promises to expand in 10 months. They play the shill bidder before the international auction of peace. Stop calling this thing a "freeze" too! That is out of touch

    from the article: 'The Freeze' is just another scene in Israel's masquerade
    First published 01:11 06.12.09 | Last updated 18:57 06.12.09
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