be kind to the senile - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Josephine
    • 14.05.06 | 20:29 (IDT)

    Really, allowing this poor old man to humiliate himself is just too cruel. I find it intolerably crass of Haaretz to allow him to actually publish such his reply, which only proves to all who were insulted by the man that he is simply too old to take responsibility for his words, thoughts and actions. Why not show respect for his white hair and many years and allow him to drool quietly, unseen by those who he offends. Why expose him to the merciless glare of those who he insults, instead of the calm and quiet of a padded cell, or a bed in a home for the senior citizen. For all in doubt one glance at this weeks magazine will show what cruelty I refer to.

    from the article: A.B. Yehoshua sends 'deepest apologies' for AJC remarks
    First published 00:00 14.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 14.05.06
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