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    • 01.06.10 | 09:59 (IDT)

    The Zionism of the right is blinkered. It goes forward with out thinking, following an ideology that time after time has brought tragedy to others, and humiliation to Israel. Before the 6 Day War every democratic country more or less was on Israel's side. Since then the acquisition of territory has had its affect as it has on all colonialist powers throughout history. Israel has become decadent, impervious to the suffering of those it has conquered, and as this malaise has swept through the population, inevitably it has permeated itself into the army. After all the IDF is made up of the same people. The government is made up of the same people. You can make an omelet with a rotten egg, but it will stink. Soon even the US will find it difficult to defend Israel's fiascos, and then we will be alone. How sad that such a beautiful dream should end so tragically.

    from the article: Seven idiots in the cabinet
    First published 01:42 01.06.10 | Last updated 01:42 01.06.10
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