Friday, December 08, 2017


Ariel Sharon was a brutal, bombastic, buffoonish, bigoted, boorish bully according to many, and that’s without taking descriptors from the rest of the letters of the alphabet. 

I well recall cringing and anticipating the worst in the first year of the new millennium when I saw reports of Sharon’s infamous walkabout on the Temple Mount, the Muslim-controlled holy site in Jerusalem. We know what followed that provocation, the misery and bloodshed of the second intifada.

Now I find myself searching for apt epithets starting with the letter 'c' that can do justice to the monumental madness of Herr Drumpf!

I can think of a few...

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