Rod, I know I’m preaching to the choir, but I’ve got to tell you, I would have a lot more sympathy for pro-Palestinian groups who bemoan collective punishment if they were a bit more upset about blowing women and children on buses and at discos and pizza parlors. Surely that qualifies as collective punishment too? The argument Hamas or Hamas apologists make is that all Israelis are equally guilty for living on Palestinian land. Okay. But if that’s the case, you can hardly expect Israelis to accept that reasoning.