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This is the old standby argument for Obama supporters. Ill say 'Obama used a drone to assassinate a teenage American boy without charges trial jury or oversight" and they'll say "ya..but...bush did bad things x, y, and z!" This is what's known as "two wrongs don't make a right". We could go back and forth listing times when Israel did this bad thing to Palestine, and the time when Palestine did this bad thing to Israel, and on and on and on, but that doesn't address the issue that's being discussed.

Israel's crimes have no bearing on the wisdom of this decision, or the hypocrisy of those who voted for it. Do you have any idea how many war crimes have gone unprosecuted by the ICC? I'm not being rhetorical, I'm actually asking you. Do you really want me to make you a list of all the human rights violations and massacres that have occurred by and in "recognized states" where the ICC and international community did nothing? I find it odd you advocate any sort of international judicial system. Would you support them coming into the US and prosecuting Americans at their discretion?

You don't care about war crimes--you care about Israeli war crimes. You don't care about independence, you care about Palestinian independence. Why is that?

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