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Hamas and Democracy

Reader comment on item: [The Hamas Electoral Victory:] Democracy's Bitter Fruit

Submitted by Romesh Chander (United States), Jan 27, 2006 at 12:49

As one Islamist said "Democracy is a Jewish tree which bears bitter fruit, especially for muslims".

Hamas (and muslims) are just getting the taste of this bitter fruit. No, muslims will not eat this 'bitter' fruit too long; they will use it to slamise" their societies, and in the process, destroy the 'Jewish Tree" and its bitter fruit. After all, for them, "Islam is the Solution".

Now they may be emboldened to change their slogan to "Only Islam is the Solution" or "Islam is the Only Solution".

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