by Steve Finefrock, founder Hollywood Conservative Forum
Tears flowed that evening as TV’s Cronkite nudged Israel and Egypt on a promising pathway to peace. And, it actually came to pass – one lunatic nation got a bit of sanity, and an eventual withdrawal began after the 1977 Camp David accords, returning the Sinai to Arab control, rendering Israel’s western borders significantly safer. A bit at a time, of course. Trust and verify, step by agonizing step.
My tears were salty and naïve – it seemed certain, that so much would now be possible. Such historic events can fool the foolish and wise alike. Time can make a naïve poli-sci student wiser, and even experienced, educated minds can fall prey to wishful thinking. Almost two decades later, Dennis Prager had hope for and belief in the Oslo Accords. By end of Clinton’s rain of adoring accomodationist policies toward Yasir Arafat’s thugocracy, Dennis had finally ‘gotten’ it – but so many others have not, even yet. And still yet some more. Continue reading