Poor Joe from Ramallah just can't figure it out - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Voice of Reason
    • 07.05.07 | 08:18 (IDT)

    Back in the sticks where I grew up, there's an old joke about the kind of people who show up at a gunfight armed with a knive. I am always reminded of that joke when I read the ranting of someone like Joe. Israelis kill arabs because the arabs insist on fighting under circumstances where they can't possibly win. Back where I come from, that's called stupidity, but maybe in the ancient and glorious arab culture, it is called "honor".

    from the article: Enough confusion
    First published 00:00 06.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 06.05.07
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