Thursday, November 22, 2007

No Settling down, no cooling the rhetoric

So finally the settlers do agree with the Palestinians about one thing:
the separation barrier is about ethnic cleansing.

The outgoing leader of settler zealotry, the Binyamin Regional Council head, Pinchas Wallerstein, says: "As far as Olmert and Ramon are concerned, it has a political meaning – no Jews beyond the fence. If this is not ethnic cleansing, what is?"

Click here for full report on why the retiring orange honcho is so frosty about the freeze on settlements in Judea and Samaria. "The public in the Judea and Samaria feels that its status is lower than that of the Bedouins in the Negev, in spite of its contribution to the society and the IDF," he says."An evacuation is in fact harassment which will be perceived as evil."

(Hat-tip to Ozzy Bee for this pre-Annapolis guest post.)

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