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Student Council Elections, Jihadi-Style

It would seem that the student body at Hebron University is in the process of its annual election. Judging by the looks of things, the students seem to be in the process of choosing between:

Militant Group #1:

A Palestinian Hamas supporter holds up a Koran during a student council election rally at Hebron University in the West Bank city of Hebron May 6, 2008. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK)


Militant Group #2:

Standing against a poster of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Palestinian student supporters of Fatah gather during student council election campaign activities at Hebron University in the West Bank town of Hebron, Tuesday, May 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)


If you want to see the rest of the deeply-educational election, feel free to peruse the wire archives over yonder. I think it's worth pointing out here that the base word for Hebron is—drumroll, please:

From the Hebrew word "friend."

Ain't it grand to see Western progress unravel bit by bit with each passing year?

I'll be on the edge of my seat waiting to see which bunch of thugs wins this one.

Update: Soccer Dad points out via e-mail that this type of thing has been going on for quite a while. It's still quite a sight to behold, though.

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Comments:

#1 DMartyr 06-May-2008
The religion of irony strikes again...
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