We thought that perhaps fighting a major conflict on the Northern Boarder, and Hamas’s incursion in the south would have been enough to convince this PM that his pull-out plan for the West Bank was premature at best, and just plain stupid to many.
Alas, he seems to be one of the stiff-necked Jews that we have seen throughout our history, unable to adapt and admit that things have changed/he was wrong. He should be stubborn in his insistence that things have changed.
In addition, as a record 200 missles hit Israel today, he speaks of the “utterly destroyed infrastructure” of Hizbollah. Who spiked his nargillah?
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday predicted that the outcome of the Israel Defense Forces’ fighting in Lebanon would create “new momentum” for Israel’s plan to separate from the Palestinians by withdrawing from much of the West Bank.
At least 10 settlers being called up for reserve duty in the IDF infantry corps on Wednesday threatened to refuse service in Lebanon to protest Olmert’s comment.
“We will not go into Lebanon if the whole goal is to help expel us from our homes,” the reservists told their commanders.
Israel’s offensive in Lebanon has “entirely destroyed” the infrastructure of the Hezbollah guerilla group, Olmert said Wednesday.
nuf said, its almost Tish B’Av. Lets daven that he comes to his senses before he re-divides the country that had just started to be something like united.