What a weird world we live in. I woke this morning to the following headline.
Hamas blames Egypt for deaths of 3 from toxic gas in Gaza tunnel
Imagine the conversation with the journalist:
Question: So what happened Muhammad?
Answer: Well I and other members of Hamas were hard at work repairing our tunnel that the oppressive Egyptian army had damaged yet again.
Question: That is a pretty big tunnel Muhammad, where do you and your men source all the concrete from?
Answer: Well our allies in the UN supply we Palestinians with millions of dollars worth of concrete and other building materials for free to rebuild our cities that have been destroyed.
Question: How do the building materials get to Palestine?
Answer: The Israelis deliver it to us.
Question: Your enemies deliver it to you? Why would they do that?
Answer: Because we tell them that it will be used to build hospitals and schools and roads and houses and parks.
Question: But shouldn’t you be using the concrete to rebuild homes and infrastructure for your people?
Answer: It is more important that we build these tunnels to advance the peace process in order to work towards a one state solution.
Question: A one state solution? Peace? That sounds wonderful, how are you going to achieve that?
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