Friday, December 16, 2016

Question. What do the Palestinian Arabs think now? - by Arnold Roth

...There's not much here that's uplifting or forward-looking. But that's how it is with public opinion polls. You can ignore them, you can be angered by them, you can adopt them for the purpose of crafting new strategies. What you can't do is deny their meaning just because you find the conclusions unpalatable.

As Abbas starts the thirteenth year of his four-year
term as president, nearly two-thirds of all Palestinian Arabs say
it's time for him to go home [Image Source]
Arnold/Frimet Roth..
This Ongoing War..
15 December '16..

We're keenly interested in knowing what the Palestinian Arabs think.

If you rely on newspapers or pay attention to electronic media coverage of their attitudes and expectations, you are likely to be getting someone's wishful projections rather than data-based analysis. The difference between that and reality is vast and unbridgeable.

So what is reality when we're discussing people's attitudes? In the case of the Palestinian Arabs, we think it's what they tell serious polling organizations that are themselves Palestinian Arab.

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