Sweden's costly experiment in "Palestine"

As someone pithily put it, Swedish Labour Party MP Hillevi Larsson seems to be at least one sandwich short of a full picnic.

A few days ago she posed delightedly with an award she received from the Swedish Palestine Association to commemorate her staunch support of the Palestinian Arabs’ intransigent positions on … well… everything.

She allowed herself to be photographed with her award, a plaque depicting “Palestine”. A “state” her newly formed and equally quickly dissolved Swedish government recognized. It was the Swedish left-wing government’s only act, domestic or international, during its embarrassing 60 days in office before fading into history.

To read the rest of the article, please visit my blog in the Jerusalem Post, where it was first published on December 10, 2014: