Hamas has apparently won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections in what is now being called Palestine. Why is this a big deal? To start with, because they are murderous bastards who have been behind most of the terrorist attacks in Israel. Here are two excerpts from Hamas' charter:
"Our struggle against the Jews is very great and very serious...The Movement is but one squadron that should be supported by more and more squadrons from this vast Arab and Islamic world, until the enemy is vanquished and Allah's victory is realised..."
"The Prophet, Allah bless him and grant him salvation, has said: 'The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews (killing the Jews), when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Muslims, O Abdulla, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him...'"
[Read the whole thing at The Jerusalem Post.]