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  •  She said Palestinian citizens of Israel (1+ / 0-)
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    JNEREBEL

    are barred from military service. That's a craven lie.

    •  if this enables you to dismiss the rest (1+ / 0-)
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      of her remarks, then best of luck with that. I don't actually know whether she's a coward, and I don't know whether this was careless research, careless rhetoric, or an intentional lie. I suspect in a taxonomy of phrases, it has an homologous relationship to Anatole France's observation that "The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich and the poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread."

      Yes, I think you'd have to agree that this is would adequately correct her mistake: "Israeli law, in its majestic equality, allows Palestinian citizens of Israel as well as Jewish and Christian citizens of Israel to commit gross human rights violations against other Palestinians as members of the IDF."  

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