Friday, February 03, 2006

'Honest' Hamas

The eagerness of some Western leaders to offer rationalizations for Hamas's victory in the Palestinian elections, to deal with the terrorist group, and to find "moderates" in its ranks even as Hamas reiterates its dedication to terror in the pursuit of Israel's destruction has reminded various observers of the "Oslo Syndrome." Diana West cites the syndrome in her excellent February 3 Washington Times column "'Honest' Hamas".

There comes a point, sometimes, when logic is denied, reason is abandoned, and that vital connection to reality is severed. Once upon a time, we called this a nervous breakdown and prescribed a rest cure. Now, we call it a press conference and take notes.
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