April 29, 2014

The Problem with Kerry's 'Apartheid' Myth

David Harsanyi, The Federalist

The Associated Press

Kerry has essentially taken the Jimmy Carter position. The theory goes like this: Arab birthrates in Israel and the Palestinian territories will continue to be higher than those of the Jews. And some point, Arabs will become the majority in all the areas that Israel governs and occupies and then Jews will be impelled to act like a bunch Afrikaner Brownshirts to survive.

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TAGGED: Apartheid, Demographics, Palestinians, Israel, John Kerry


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