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May 19, 2011 - 11:26 am

Dictionary definition:

1 : being in actual contact : touching along a boundary or at a point

Here is what the president said today, regarding Israel and the Palestinians:

The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are established for both states. The Palestinian people must have the right to govern themselves, and reach their potential, in a sovereign and contiguous state.

Here is a map of Israel’s territorial borders as they now stand. Click to enlarge.

How does one build a “contiguous” state for the Palestinians who live on the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip, with a swath of Israeli territory between them? A corridor doesn’t seem to satisfy use of the word “contiguous.”

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.
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