03 August 2008

Hamas vs Fatah - it's getting ugly indeed

It looks like simply killing off one another is not enough anymore for Hamas and Fatah:

The internecine fight between Hamas and Fatah has gotten ugly — at least for Palestinians who favor men with mustaches. Hamas has resumed its policy of shaving the mustaches of rival Fatah members to humiliate them as a form of punishment...

A Fatah activist has his mustache shaved in solidarity with a fellow member, whom Fatah says Hamas shaved as a humiliating punishment.

The next step in the escalation is already looming ahead: according to our sources, a large shipment of Braun Silk-épil EverSoft Solo 2170 Epilator is on its way to Ramallah. Very soon members of Hamas will be easy identified (see the before/after image below):

I shudder at the thought of the future Hamas' retaliation to this atrocity. Enforced self-mutilation of the type shown below cannot be rejected as a possibility.

And then...

Cross-posted on Yourish.com.