Stop me if you've heard this one before...
Hyuk! Whatta' laff riot!
As the combat has trailed off in
, it can now be said that whatever Lebanon ’s losses, it has discovered a great comedic genius: Prime Minister Ehud Olmert—a man who sent his army to war, but only after tying its shoelaces together. Israel
In fact, Olmert is more than a performing comedic artist but also a director of a war cabinet that encompasses a veritable Shakespearean company performing a seemingly endless comedy of errors.
Olmert’s defense minister, Amir Peretz, offered to make peace with
scarcely hours after a ceasefire in a war promoted by Syrian rockets and propaganda. Only a few hours later, Syrian president Bashar Assad was so impressed by the peace offer that he again threatened to go to war directly against Syria . Israel
Protest demonstration against Israeli government policy, Thursday, August 17, Kikar Rabin Square, Tel Aviv at 7 p.m. Organized by returning soldiers and concerned citizens, according to Naomi Ragen.