CARTER: NOT ACCEPTING HAMAS IS “CRIMINAL”

The former Democratic president, who seems to have a soft spot for the terrorist organization, said “The United States and Israel decided to punish all the people in Palestine and did everything they could to deter a compromise between Hamas and Fatah." (Jerusalem Post)

A list of recent Hamas terror attacks. (Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Of the terrorist mess, the Jerusalem Post said “The truth is the entire nightmare can be traced back to the liberal democratic policies of the leftist Jimmy Carter, who created a firestorm that destabilized our greatest ally in the Muslim world, the shah of Iran, in favor of a religious fanatic, the ayatollah Khomeini.” (Jerusalem Post)

Some believe Iran is behind the Hamas takeover. (UPI)