Almost everyone writes of the pending UN vote on Palestine as if it is certain to be a catastrophe for Israel. On the contrary. The best aspect of the vote will be the day after. Then it will become clear that the UN vote is utterly meaningless as long as Israel enforces its rights and basic self-respect. The vote will then be shown to be as meaningful as my ceding the entire city of Paris to the PLO for their capital of "Palestine".
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