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He was a Terrorist! Why discuss his sexuality?

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Submitted by Shlomo (Germany), Nov 13, 2004 at 05:53

The man was a despicable terrorist. It's a shame that we are reduced to discussing his sexuality, rather than his serious crimes against humanity. The fact that he is being buried as a hero is a further obstacle to peace. While denial of burial in the "territories" may have been seen as immediate provocation, his being elevated to this status is a long-term obstacle to peace!

Sometimes, the avoidance of short-term provocations creates long-term problems!
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