The perfect capper to three days of terrorist propaganda at Turtle Bay:


That’s the leader of the Lebanese delegation. Is it Fuad Siniora, the democratically elected but powerless prime minister? No. Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Hezbollah and the real seat of power in the country? No.

It’s the country’s Syrian-puppet president, Emile Lahoud, whose term expired in 2004 but who was given an extra three years by the Lebanese parliament after Damascus applied “pressure.” If you believe the New York Times, he spends most of his time lounging by the pool.

But not always. Here’s what he was up to last week.


Here’s the transcript of his address, which emphasizes that terrorism will resolve itself just as soon as Palestinians get the right of return that they’re never, ever, ever, ever going to get.