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    • e l pratt
    • 30.11.10 | 18:04 (IST)

    The trouble with political jokes is that they often get elected. Jimmy Carter, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama are prime examples of American political humor gone terribly wrong. In the case of Israel it would be the notables who never completed the annexation of the territories won back after the various arab incursions (i.e. Judea and Samaria) and such world famous efforts of appeasements as the withdrawal from gaza. There is never any reason to try to appease tyrants; diplomacy and verbal exchanges never work. Bullets and bombs do.

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    First published 01:41 30.11.10 | Last updated 01:41 30.11.10
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