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Reader comment on item: Walid Shoebat: "Palestinian turns from radical Muslim to true Zionist"
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Submitted by John Hubers (United States), Mar 20, 2008 at 23:48

Mr. Shoebat,

The issue isn't so much that you have fabricated your entire biography. I have no doubt that you do, indeed, have roots in the Bethlehem area. A friend who knows your family there confirms this. The problem is exageration and sensationalism.

More than likely like most Palestinian teenagers you had your issues with the occupation and harbored hateful thoughts against Israelis. Given the situation it is understandable. But your have exagerated your involvement to give credence to your claims to be an "ex-terrorist." Most of your audiences are fooled by this and give your hateful words more credence because of it. But those of us who have lived in the Middle East and know the situation realize what you are doing.

The Gospel we preach and live is a Gospel of truth. Those who twist the truth for their own ends have no part in it, particularly those who twist the truth and preach hatred for their neighbors.

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