I'll give him a slight pass since it's Oreilly, but he sure does jump around with his opinions. He's like an extremist who's trying to pretend he isn't extreme. His North Korea comments didn't work out so well.
The Israeli student's position was that of an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank "in the context of a negotiated peace treaty, which would recognise both Israeli and Palestinian states."
Apparently George Galloway finds the very existence of Israel intolerable.
No wonder he is being ardently defended on this forum.
Indeed. Galloway finds the very existence of Israel intolerable.
no recognition, no normalisation. Just boycott, divestment and sanctions, until the apartheid state is defeated.
Despite the fact that the Israeli student at the debate was in support of a "negotiated peace treaty, which would recognise both Israeli and Palestinian states."
That's no different from the Hamas position.
The White House bluntly warned Afghanistan's Taliban rulers Friday that "We will defeat you" if they refuse to turn suspected terrorist leader Osama bin Laden over to U.S. authorities.
It's about which analogy makes the person a bigot -- a personal statement as opposed to a political statement.
Not sure how any remotely evenminded person can conclude that it would be bigoted to walk out on a citizen representing an apartheid government.
His "NAZI" anaolgy failed badly.
Maybe he can have better luck with his claim of an "apartheid government"
Benjamin Pogrund, prominent South African anti-apartheid activist
The difference between the current Israeli situation and apartheid South Africa is emphasised at a very human level: Jewish and Arab babies are born in the same delivery room, with the same facilities, attended by the same doctors and nurses, with the mothers recovering in adjoining beds in a ward. Two years ago I had major surgery in a Jerusalem hospital: the surgeon was Jewish, the anaesthetist was Arab, the doctors and nurses who looked after me were Jews and Arabs. Jews and Arabs share meals in restaurants and travel on the same trains, buses and taxis, and visit each other’s homes.
Could any of this possibly have happened under apartheid? Of course not.
A crucial, indeed fundamental, indicator of the status of Israel’s minority — and another non-comparison between apartheid South Africa and Israel — is that Arabs have the vote. Blacks did not. The vote means citizenship and power to change. Arab citizens lack full power as a minority community but they have the right and the power to unite as a group and to ally with others.
Apartheid with a smiley face.
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