Tuesday, February 03, 2004
Reflecting back on Jenny Tonge's troubles, some comments by Juan Cole may be relevant... he says (amongst other points) that the Israel/Palestine situation is
>>a Black Hole that sucks up time and energy with no obvious positive result, ever. I (Juan Cole) once compared having anything to do with it to "tangling with the Church of Scientology while living through someone else's nasty divorce." The problem is that everything one says about it is dissected to death until it doesn't mean anything anymore. And, most people in public life have frankly been intimidated into just being quiet about it... <<<
A posting with a viewpoint. It is in reponse to this posting by Matthew Yglesias...