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[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 month ago

Symbolic gesture vetoed.

Palestine simply doesn't have any viable leadership. It's ok to criticize Israel, but still not ok to criticize Palestine, so nobody is holding Palestinian leadership to account.

You got Fatah which is corrupt. You got Hamas which is corrupt and are terrorists.

If Palestine had full independence tomorrow, what kind of state would it be? A failed state. The next Yemen, Somalia, or Afghanistan.

But yeah give some legitimacy to the corrupt leaders of an occupied territory and continue to avoid looking at the reality of how bad their leadership is a little longer. That will improve things for Palestinians!

Oh right, I forgot we're supposed to performatively care about Palestinians while not actually caring about them.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago

I have Palestinian friends and I actually care about them fwiw.

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