Mark Kleiman, in an earlier entry, cites Andrew Sullivan’s suspicion that Hamas may be offering Obama a poisoned endorsement.
I have no idea if this is right. Judging by the record, however, I submit Hamas would benefit from the election of another conservative Republican? When George Bush took office, Hamas was a pariah–not only in the eyes of the U.S. government, but in the eyes of western Europeans, Arab governments, and many others who are sympathetic to the Palestinian cause. Now the organization is an entrenched political force….