ice and the internationalizing of mendacity - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • psk
    • 13.04.10 | 16:50 (IDT)

    Mr. B writes: "foil, undermine and otherwise ice any Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.". But the slang use of "ice" means "to clinch" (a victory). Here it means "freeze", i.e. "congelare", which is the opposite. *Lying* is what politicians are paid to do. Op-Ed writers live in the suburbs of politics, so they are paid to lie to. Mr. B is no exception. It is a lie to suggest that the Israeli account is equivalent in medacity to the Palestinian story. So Mr. B has iced the case for mendacity by his own words.

    from the article: How to tell when a Mideast Expert is lying
    First published 15:28 12.04.10 | Last updated 22:10 13.04.10
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