When Europeans define "regreatable" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Crying cousin
    • 19.03.07 | 16:03 (IST)

    With their thousands of years of finessing (that word may be mispelled) Europeans have learned well how to say what they really feel without showing their hearts. By first calling the shooting "regretable" this European individual thinks he "washed his hands" of his anti-semitic words that follow. He walks along the fence not crossing this way or that (like the Swiss) parsing his words (like the British) and taking a seeming moral position without being willing to pay the price for it (like the French) but in the end he shows his true anti-semitic heart (like the Germans). I'm Arab but I can't stand Euro trash talk even when it tries to "sympathize" with me.

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    First published 00:00 19.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.03.07
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