All this leftist scorn because Barak couldn't get a useless freeze in deadlocked talks from people who are dedicated to developing Eretz Yisrael. Barak looks like someone who likes to take care of himself (who doesn't ?) but he really thinks a peace deal possible. However, it takes two to tango and for now anyways Palestinians don't want to tango with a Jewish Israel. They just want to squeeze free concessions (a freeze, territory) out of an overeager US and EU and Israeli left.
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from the article: Ehud Barak is a parody of a leader