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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Microcosm of the conflict in Ramallah



Ha'aretz reports that Palestinian Arab protesters burned tires on the planned route that prisoner buses were going to take.
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So Israel re-routed the buses to avoid the burning tires.

Which prompted Palestinian Arabs to clash with the IDF, angry that the original route wasn't being used.
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Which is the entire conflict in a nutshell. Palestinian Arabs so something pointless, counterproductive and destructive; Israel responds in the only way possible while preserving life, and Palestinian Arabs then turn on Israel for reacting to their idiocy.

An infinite loop of futility, fueled by self-destructive stupidity, perpetually blamed on others.