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The Israeli Wall

I do like this. “The court’s head judge, Shi Jiuyong of China, said in the ruling: ‘The wall … cannot be justified by military exigencies or by the requirements of national security or public order.”

Forget the fact that this guy is from a Communist country. Isn’t anybody struck by the irony that a guy whose country’s biggest tourist attraction is the Great Wall of China, is denouncing efforts to protect its citizens from foreign murderers?

(Yes, yes, I know the Great Wall didn’t work too well. But still…!)

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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