The Travels of Abu Mazen…

Sometimes, pictures render words superfluous…

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15 Responses to The Travels of Abu Mazen…

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  2. David Seaton says:

    I don’t know who looks sillier, Abu Mazen or the people he shakes hands with. I suppose it’s a better life than driving a cab.

  3. Murphy says:

    I think the photo with Sarkozy and Olmert says it all. You oftne see pictures of Abbas with Olmert smiling down at him and patting him on the back like he was a kid allowed to have his picture taken with the local MP on a schol trip to parliament.

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  5. William Burns says:

    To be fair, a lot of the way Abu Mazen comes off is simply due to the fact that he’s short.

  6. Murphy says:

    ’5.To be fair, a lot of the way Abu Mazen comes off is simply due to the fact that he’s short.’

    So is Sarkozy, but you don’t see tall men like Obama or Gordon Brown patting him on the back like a schoolkid.

  7. William Burns says:

    A fair point. Putin would be another counter-example.

  8. David Sucher says:

    Yes? What’s the joke?

    Unless one has background knowledge through which to view the photos, there is no story here.

    And if you have the background knowledge then you may very well be simply reading your own biases into the photos.

  9. To be fair, a lot of the way Abu Mazen comes off is simply due to the fact that he’s short.

  10. i don’t think hes that short lol

  11. lala says:

    I never seen this picture.

  12. You collect the nice pic Tony.

  13. appliance says:

    So is Sarkozy, but you don’t see tall men like Obama or Gordon Brown patting him on the back like a schoolkid.

  14. Electronics says:

    ’5.To be fair, a lot of the way Abu Mazen comes off is simply due to the fact that he’s short.’

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