January 18, 2011
Palestinians Host Flag In Washington For First Time
Permission was granted by the State Department but it doesn't mean anything or sumptin.
The Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington on Tuesday hoisted its national flag for the first time, saying it symbolized the struggle for independence.Click image for more:
The US State Department said the flag ceremony was approved several months ago and does not change the status of the Palestinian mission in Washington.[emphasis mine..ed]
Maen Rashid Areikat, the envoy to the headquarters of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization to the United States (PLO), raised the flag at a ceremony watched by journalists and others, the mission said[...][emphasis mine...ed]
A senior State Department official told reporters on the condition of anonymity that the Palestinians have "been told we think this is a bad idea... We're encouraging them not to move this forward."[<---why the secrecy?...oh ya, forgot, it'll p*ss off Obi Ones base....ed]
Taqiyya & dimmitude anyone?
h/t Kenny Solomon