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KOFI'S TRUE COLORS

by Mark5019 / March 16, 2005 8:49 AM PST

March 16, 2005 -- Aren't diplomats supposed to have tact? Kofi Annan, secretary-general of the United Nations and someone who should have some sensitivity, clearly needs sensitivity training.
As part of his trip to Israel to attend the opening ceremonies for the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial's new museum in Jerusalem, Annan on Monday went to the grave of Yasser Arafat in Ramallah, and laid a wreath of flowers on the tomb.

So let's get this straight: Annan travels to the Jewish state to attend a ceremony for a museum that commemorates Jewish victims of mass murder, and a day earlier ? maybe to be evenhanded? ? he pays his respects at . . . the grave of a mass murderer of Jews?

It was one thing when Arafat was alive and most every diplomat and political leader who visited the region went to pay their respects to the Palestinian chairman. (Even then, some chose to isolate and ignore him these last few years ? realizing that Arafat was still nothing more than a terrorist thug.)

And yet, now that he's dead and buried and everyone else has moved on ? the Palestinians not least ? Annan still has to pay his respects


this mans clueless and 1 more notch in the uns crap


http://www.nypost.com/postopinion/editorial/42633.htm

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(NT) (NT) the only joke i see is you
by Mark5019 / March 16, 2005 9:24 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Problem is somebody showed respect for a terrorist
by Dragon / March 16, 2005 11:02 AM PST
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by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / March 16, 2005 12:08 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) "tact" went out with daplomacy.
by caktus / March 16, 2005 4:12 PM PST
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Outside colors...
by Chorus-Line A1-QMS / March 16, 2005 9:23 PM PST
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...can be deceptive.

...the rainbow colors inside a person offers encouragement for others to maintain a civilized world.

It's the solid colors that is always a striking image. You don't need an x-ray machine to see it.


CL

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