The law is an ass? Blame the lawyers
When did the government take the decision, in complete disregard of the rights of those people who had made their homes on territory they mistakenly believed had been legally acquired?
"The law is an ass - an idiot", exclaimed Mr. Bumble, the character in Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist, about a law which seemed to him to be completely unreasonable. There were no doubt a number of laws in eighteenth-century England that were contrary to common sense. That is not the case in modern-day Israel. The law in Israel is certainly not an ass, and it is to be obeyed.
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