This past Saturday, The Wall Street Journal had a shocker of an article by Saeb Erekat on the Editorial Pages. I read it, feeling more and more outraged at every word. So, why, after a few days of reflection, am I glad they printed it? Because, even in its hideous distortion of the truth, it reveals for us a glimpse into the deeply flawed and dangerously self-delusional failure of our misapprehension of what fuels the Middle Eastern Conflict. The title of this article alone is enough to warn the reader of the inversion of reality that follows.
“Where is Israel’s de Klerk?” it asked.