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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Yigal Amir

Yigal Amir.

Remember him?

November 4, 1995 ring any bells?

What if I said Yitzhak Rabin?

Prime Minister Rabin was assassinated by Yigal Amir on November 4, 1995.

In 1993 Rabin met with President Bill Clinton and Yassir Arafat, in hopes of establishing peace between Israel and the Palestinians. He and Arafat were awarded the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize for their roles in creating the Oslo Accords.

Amir was a right wing extremist who believed Rabin was a traitor to the Jewish people.

The political atmosphere in Israel ...there were rallies opposing the Oslo Accords, rallies portraying Rabin as a traitor, as a Nazi...

Words matter.

When Trump and his supporters call Hillary "the devil", proclaim she is "the founder of ISIS", scream "lock her up..."  When he calls for her assassination...

It takes just one crazy to do it...

Words matter.

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