Sitting on the other side of the Brenner near Stertzing in South Tyrol. They are up in the mountains and I am down in the valley finding an excuse to start kick my blog for the new year and what an excuse. ‘The Guardian’ reports:
Benyamin Netanyahu “has been forced to recalibrate his election campaign in response to a downward spiral in opinion polls due to a surprise challenge from an ultra-nationalist startup millionaire and veteran of Israel’s most elite commando unit”
A battle on the right of the political spectrum in Israel we are told. Well comment is free and this can most certainly be no bad thing. There is hardly a need to even refer to Netanyahu, the fact is that so-called liberals such as Livni, Olmert and Barack have been accused of war crimes and, while they were in power, the ethnic cleansing of Palestine continued unabated. Therefore, under Netanyahu ……. well, perhaps, the farcical illusion of compromise did become a little less convincing and that is the point.
With the rise of this new right-wing in Israel there can surely be no more silly illusions and for that we might be grateful. For if the western media did just about manage to dupe the mindless masses into believing that there was some sort of peace process even under Netanyahu surely now ……… Well, surely, even the most mindless myopic moron doesn’t need any convincing that this development is just indication that the Zionists no longer see any need to even pretend to hide their obvious goal. The ethnic cleansing of Palestine..