Posted by: Tobias | January 3, 2009

Department of very good sentences

Apropos the continuing Israeli air raids on Gaza Megan McArdle writes:

Everyone engaged in it is interested in proving that one side is righter than the other. Since no action in the region has occurred without plausible provocation for 4,000 years or so, this requires constantly shifting the metrics by which you measure whichever side you happen to favor.

Read the whole thing!

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