he is not g-d, but he is not the devil either. i do not see him as the preening liberal elites do. i see him as a good counter-point to the vain obama. i also see him as a strong presence in the face of iran. i do not always agree with him. however, at this juncture, i like having him around. i understand why the elites fear and loath him. thankfully, i am not one of the elite.
PLO official: Reports about Abbas' resignation from political life very premature (Haaretz)