Saturday, December 17, 2005

So that isn't the hippy peace sign? 

Many of us were raised in the 60s and 70s to associate two raised fingers with "peace, love and understanding." That's not what they mean in Hamas.

A masked member of Islamic movement Hamas flashes a V-sign during a rally in the West Bank city of Jenin December 16, 2005. (Stringer/Reuters)
Actually, my first impression of this picture was that it was the Hamas talent show, and these two guys were acting out the famous Three Stooges routine, "Pick Two Fingers."


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