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Who is to blame

Reader comment on item: The Fatal Stabbing of Angelo Frammartino, Palestinian Apologist

Submitted by Roger Rick (United States), Aug 28, 2006 at 14:24

One of my liberal friends recently remarked, "Why don't they just pack up and go." She was talking about Israel or, more precisely, about the Jews living in Israel. Of course, if Israel wouldn't be there, Angelo would still live happily somewhere in Italy. Consequently, it is Israel's fault - at least when you follow the twisted logic of my friend. Whose fault is it, if not the fault of the Jews?

Of course, the murderer comes to mind and, with him, all those Palestinians that refuse to accept the presence of Jews (or anybody else, for that matter) in their midst. He and most Palestinians Arabs are brainwashed by their leaders, religious and political, so the Arab leadership must partake in the blame. Even more so, it is the European press that deserves the lion's share of responsibility. Palestinians, with a few exceptions, are depicted as friendly and kind-hearted people, which, if they use violence at all, it is always in self-defense. Angelo, confused though he may have been, had no intention to attack his friends. So he felt safe.

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