Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Strange Political Customs

WITH: PALESTINIANS-HAMAS CAMPAIGN: Scarfs showing late Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, left, and late leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi, both killed by Israeli forces, are for sale during a rally of the Hamas movement in the northern Gaza Strip
(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

The Palestinians seem to have a strange custom of bringing out their dead as part of political process. In this country we choose only to trot out the politically dead like Al Gore or the politically undead like Bill Clinton.

Now, in the the spirit (100 proof) of cultural diversity the Institute has concocted designed this commemorative Milk Carton.

(Available only in Gaza. Quantities limited)