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The Hudna

Filed under: Islam & ArabPoliticiansHumor — eidelberg @ 5:43 am Edit This

A current joke reflects the typical Israeli approach to the hudna:

Question: How do you say, “Hold on a minute, stop shooting while I reload my automatic rifle” in Arabic?

Answer: Hudna.

Question to Defense Minister Ehud Barak: “Any comment?”

Answer: “Duh.”

Question to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert: “Do you support a hudna?

Answer: “Yes, we’re tired of being courageous.”

Question to Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni: “Do you support a hudna?

Answer: “Yes, we follow the State Department.”

Question to President Bush: “Sir, do you support a hudna?

Answer: “Duh.”