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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 12.01.07 | 03:10 (IST)

    A person should be able to aspire to political office. Regardless of religion colour or creed or disability. In so long as that person aspiring to office agrees to represent all of the people all of the time. That is all that matters, if that person does not aspire to do this, or is seen to be wanting they can be voted out of office. That is what elections are for. I have been told Israel is not a racist state. Prove it

    from the article: Lieberman calls on Peretz to quit over appointment of first Arab minister
    First published 00:00 11.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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