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    • 08.01.10 | 08:28 (IST)

    Opponents of the Vietnam War were often saddled with leaders who were either Marxists like Ayers or buffoons like Abbie Hoffmann. In theory, older activists are preferred (such as in Gaza) but so far they seem afflicted with senility like Jimmy Carter or outdated revolutionary antics like Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. It doesn't appear that any activist will cut through the historic lies, superstition, animosities, and grievances to effect a real solution to Gaza problems. So let them come and enjoy their 15 minutes of fame. Then all of you can get back to your troubles.

    from the article: Egypt cop killed in Gaza scuffle over blocked aid
    First published 08:34 06.01.10 | Last updated 20:24 19.01.10
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