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Arafat’s remains exhumed for polonium testing

posted at 8:57 am on November 27, 2012 by

As you’ll see, by waiting eight years to test the remains they’ve guaranteed that only the barest traces of undecayed polonium will still be present in his bones, assuming there was ever any there in the first place. Which there almost certainly wasn’t. If Israel was going to take him out, by poison or otherwise, why would they have waited 40 years to do it, when he was 75?

So they’ll probably find nothing. Show of hands: Anyone think that’ll convince Palestinians that he wasn’t poisoned?

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If there is still detectable polonium after eight years, the original dosage would have had to peg Geiger counters clear over in Bangkok.

Sekhmet on November 27, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Show of hands: Anyone think that’ll convince Palestinians that he wasn’t poisoned?

Someone on the testing team once spoke non-hostilely to a Jew. Ergo, the Joooooooooooos have already corrupted the testing process.

rbj on November 27, 2012 at 9:17 AM

I hope they avoid his syphilis chancres.

tom daschle concerned on November 27, 2012 at 9:20 AM

He probably died from AIDS, but, no, that won’t stop the Jew-haters.

Ward Cleaver on November 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM

They poisoned him with teh HIV by enticing him to have sex with the bath boys – teh wiley Joooz!

John the Libertarian on November 27, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Obviously Israelis used a jinn to do their dirty work. Dirty rotten Jooooos.

NotCoach on November 27, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Arafat was poisoned by Israel.
And those sharks that have been attacking tourists in Egypt were trained by the Mossad.

There’s a very old rhyme from Russia that is loosely translated as “if there is no water in the faucet, then the kikes have drank it all”.

This is the same bit of ignorance, and there’s a good chance the PA leadership know this too, but they gotta kowtow to their people’s paranoia and anti-Semitism.

AlexB on November 27, 2012 at 10:03 AM

This is the same bit of ignorance, and there’s a good chance the PA leadership know this too, but they gotta kowtow to their people’s paranoia and anti-Semitism.

AlexB on November 27, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Because they aren’t actually paranoid and antisemitic themselves? Just cynical?

NotCoach on November 27, 2012 at 10:06 AM

Somebody may have murdered Arafat ?
My only question is what took so long…?

NeoKong on November 27, 2012 at 10:06 AM

Nobody hit Sheikh Yoda.

But I still blame the Jooos.

CorporatePiggy on November 27, 2012 at 10:30 AM

They’ll find out Arafat is still dead.
A slot in Obama’s cabinet that’ll go unfilled for now.

TimBuk3 on November 27, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Are they certain it wasn’t a golem?

Red Cloud on November 27, 2012 at 10:33 AM

Ringo Starr had him assassinated because he wouldn’t agree to be his double in a movie.

The Rogue Tomato on November 27, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Because they aren’t actually paranoid and antisemitic themselves? Just cynical?

NotCoach on November 27, 2012 at 10:06 AM

Oh they surely are, but there is a whole mess of other motives making them do this stupid act, this sad farce, desperate attention seeking..

AlexB on November 27, 2012 at 10:43 AM

After 8 years, I’m not sure what is left to test except maybe bone, teeth, hair. Drug testing will be severely limited.

But, yeah a 75 year old geezer in poor health kicking the bucket is highly suspicious.

Blake on November 27, 2012 at 11:51 AM