Friday, February 12, 2021

  • Friday, February 12, 2021
  • Elder of Ziyon


Times of Israel reports:

Security prisoner Marwan Barghouti, widely seen as a rival to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, is considering running in the scheduled Palestinian presidential elections, a close associate of his confirmed Thursday.

“Our comrade Marwan is considering the possibility, but he has not yet made a decision either way,” former Palestinian legislator Qaddura Fares said in a phone call.
Barghouti, who was a leader of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade terror group, has claimed that he is against killing Israeli civilians inside the Green Line, as if that makes him a moral person. However, he was convicted of doing exactly that - directing the shooting and grenade attack at the Tel Aviv Seafood Market that killed 3, as well as being behind the murders of Yoela Chen and Greek-Orthodox monk Georgios Tsibouktzakis.

He was also convicted of being behind a failed suicide bombing attack at the Malha Mall in Jerusalem.

There is no doubt that he is a terrorist, a murderer, and someone who targets civilians.

Yet according to the latest Palestinian polls, if he would run for president of the Palestinian Authority, he would win.

If Barghouti would form his own political party, more Palestinians would vote for his list than Fatah. If he ran against Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, he would win  61% to 37%. In a three way race, Barghouti would receive 41%,  Haniyeh 32% and Abbas 25%. 

The two most popular Palestinian politicians are best known as leaders of terror groups and the most popular one was convicted of five murders.

Western media is very reluctant to mention the popularity of terrorists among the Palestinian public. They don't want to paint Palestinians as terror supporters. 

But the numbers are there - and they are. The two-state solution that moderate Americans and Europeans push would include one state that celebrates and supports terror. That inconvenient fact is swept under the rug by Western news media and politicians.





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