Dave G (rendered daveg on Haloscan)
His focus on the "peace thing" this is very interesting, and refreshing.And Hulkagaard quoting the Jerusalem Post:
But Peretz's image was not only due to his background. Over the years, he had become a divisive figure. His outspoken views were a factor, not only on matters such as minimum wages and privatization, but also on security issues. He positioned himself at the most radical edge of Labor, supporting a Palestinian state 20 years ago, when it was still a dirty word.And I suppose his proposed "disengagement" from Sharon's government is still more cause for a little optimism.
20 years ago -- not bad.