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    • Shoded Yam
    • 03.09.09 | 16:00 (IDT)

    As usual, the shteltl is looking to have its cake and eat it too. On one hand they would like Israel to be accorded the respect and benefit of the doubt accorded to all western democracies, while simultaneously demanding that Israel's behavior be measured against the behavior of terrorists, despots and cleptocrats. If one takes into account the considerable discrepancy between Israel's actions and its platitudes about democracy and the rule of law, then the shtel's need for such a dichotomy becomes apparent. Unfortunately for arthur and the rest of Chelm, Israels behaviour is not conditional upon the actions of those that it purports to be morally superior to.

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    First published 01:23 03.09.09 | Last updated 00:31 04.09.09
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