Monday, February 20, 2006

Meet your new Palestinian Government!

The New York Post's Uri Dan introduces us to the new Palestinian bureaucracy. Not exactly Adams, Franklin, and Jefferson, to be sure:

Meet the newest members of the Palestinian government: a terrorist who tried to poison Jerusalem's water supply, a murderer serving life in prison and the war-mongering mother of three suicide killers.

Palestine's new Hamas-led rulers — who include a dozen parliamentarians currently jailed for violence against Israel — reject peaceful negotiation as a way to achieve a Palestinian state.

"Jihad comes ahead of everything, including my feelings as a mother," said Mariam Farhat, 56, a new member of parliament from Gaza — and the mother of three sons who died on suicide missions against Israel...

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