Posted by Karol at 01:20 PM
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Avery subscribes to OUT magazine.
Well, the rumors still persist that he died of AIDS, so…
Ugh, look at the closing sentence:
At the very least, the Palestinians ought to have the honesty to accept that the father of their nationalist movement might have been gay. Once they do
The author has contacted me and said that his remark was sarcasm. He has previously written relatively pro-Israel stuff, so I believe him.
Maybe all the prior pro-Israeli articles were sarcasm and that one phrase was the only non-sarcastic thing he wrote. And the authors e-mail to you saying the opposite was also sarcasm.
I don’t think anyone doubts that Arafat was gay.
The question is whether the allegations made by Ion Mehai Pacepa are true.