Decommission Gaza, II

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Excerpt from this day’s program:

…I guess it is with mixed feelings this evening that one greets the return of the rocket fire, ruining the lives of thousands of Jews, and that is because how can one be grateful for such terror, but on the other hand, I have been fearful that Israel would settle for, as Bibi said at the outset, “Quiet for quiet.” But I reject that as a goal of policy and hope that maybe this latest betrayal by the Arabs and their return to mass attempted murder and destruction will lead to Israel finally, after 14 years — and really after 47 years — do the right thing with Gaza. Israel must decommission Gaza and return the real estate to its historic place as within the Land of Israel.

The Arabs in Gaza must be helped to live elsewhere in the Arab world, and with 21 sovereign Arab states spread over territory larger than the United States of American by 40%, there is room for them. And with so many Arab states awash in billions of petrodollars, funding such a population transfer should be no problem.

One of the things I don’t like about Bibi’s goal of “quiet for quiet” is that it is typically short-range. None of the children and grandchildren of the original secular Zionists who dreamed of a state in the future seems capable of imagining a better future, which should include decommissioning Gaza as this cesspool of Jew-hate that it represents…