We may be using the wrong frame of reference to view the events in Gaza. The participants are not Jeffersonian and are more or less street gangs. The brutality and senseless violence exceeds what is even seen in most of our organized crime fueds. In a classic mafia altercation children and family members are left alone. The targeting of a Fatah suporters children does not shock me.
Fattah is a corrupt Communist creation that has no legitamacy. Much like traditional Communists its real purpose is kickbacks and the perpetuation of the gravy train. It frequently resorts to violence to solve internal matters.
Hamas is an Iranian and Syrian creation that is battling for turf. A certain amount of violence is to be expected when street gangs battle over turf. Much of Fatah's problem is that its Communist Couch potato leadership was too lazy to assert control.
Now the problem has grown much larger and this may escalate into a civil war.
Do not be shocked if Hamas wins again as Fatah was never intetrested in real governance. It was a fake Ponzi creation of a Communist stooge Nasser as was this mysterious Psuedostinian ethnicity. Hamas is not any better but the Commies of Fattah have allready failed in Jordan, Lebanon and now the PA.
Do not expect them to go quietly as Commies never do.