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Reader comment on item: Obama vs. McCain on the Middle East
in response to reader comment: obama will win

Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), Jun 11, 2008 at 12:38

A lesson from 2004, when AIDS Arafat endorsed Hanoi-John Kerry;

The results:

  • Kerry lost, though not in a landslide--due to George Bush's own declining popularity
  • Arafat dead of AIDS
  • Fatah losing control of Gaza Strip to Hamas--due to the Hitleresque Arafat no longer being around
Endorsement of Obama by Hamas will work in his disfavour.

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