If Shalit is a prisoner of war, then he must be treated as such: visits, contact, red cross, etc etc. Israel prisoners of war have prisoner conditions that any free person in Gaza would surely want at home. The author graciously jumps over all these. Left has become more rhightist than the right, more dogmatic. this is one of the secrets of the "death of the left". Stalinist without Stalin.
Passport control employees at Ben Gurion airport to strike between 11 A.M. and 1 P.M. (Haaretz)
from the article: Shalit wasn't kidnapped