Israel would prefer the Pals to be good little prisoners - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 07.03.10 | 13:02 (IST)

    We used to know all about this under the British Empire. I'm sure if you look through newspapers from our colonialist era you could find similar articles. "Why, oh why, can't the natives just behave themselves? How dare they throw stones at us? Don't they know that if they keep peaceful and well-behaved, we may give them freedom in 25 years or so, if we feel like it? It's lucky we're so civilized and restrained ourselves, with our Judaeo-Chhristian morals, otherwise a lot of the natives could have been hurt. It just goes to show that we deserve to be ruling them.'

    from the article: PA holds olive branch in one hand, stone in the other
    First published 22:16 06.03.10 | Last updated 08:52 07.03.10
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