Hamas' Gift to the Right

Without Hamas' statements about the existence of the State of Israel, the self-pity of the extreme right in Israel would crumble.

The extremist right wing in Israel can be amazingly flexible in its use of imagery. Take, for example, the former foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman. On the one hand, he would have a Palestinian policeman who slapped an Israeli soldier sentenced to death. On the other hand, that same Lieberman, who purged his party in a manner that wouldn't shame the greatest dictators in history, is bemoaning Israel's...