Thomas needs history lesson

Stefan Sharkansky takes syndicated columnist Helen Thomas to task for this statement in her column today:

If President Bush wants to give land away, there is always his 1,600-acre ranch at Crawford, Texas.

But he has no right to endorse the Israeli claim to the captured or settled property on the West Bank that belongs to the Palestinians.

Asks Sharkansky, ‘Where was Helen during the illegal occupation of the West Bank by Jordan?

‘And what would she have to say about this?’