Hamas and Us

(New Republic) Editorial - The Palestinians have elected, by a significant majority, a movement that stands brazenly for theocracy and terrorism and the destruction of Israel. The democratic legitimacy of the Hamas victory says nothing about the moral and historical legitimacy of the Hamas program. The Palestinians now have an Islamist leadership; worse, a jihadist leadership. These are killers. Yes, Hamas also presides over institutions of social welfare. So what? This is the oldest of fascist alibis. Are they to be admired because they will murder but will not steal?

2006-02-27 00:00:00

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