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I am confused: last week said "Fund the Palestinians--Bad Idea; now it's "a long-term positive development."

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Submitted by Mark Gold (United States), Dec 27, 2007 at 09:40

I am confused: last week the column said "Fund the Palestinians--Bad Idea"; now it's "a long-term positive development."

Is this just a case of supercession?

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It is a bad idea in that it increases the number of homicides.

It has a silver lining in that it undermines the Palestinian economy.

Overall, however, I wish it ended.

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