... but Bush is already working to get the peace process going again.
Here's the money quote from his statement after meeting Tony Blair (a European, for those of you not-in-the-know)
"That vision must include a just and peaceful resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict, based on two democratic states -- Israel and Palestine -- living side by side in peace and security. Now is the time to seize the opportunity..."
Yessiree, Bush is looking better and better for Israel. Not for the Likud or for the settlers, you understand. But for Israel.
Links to Arafat anecdotes, and pictures from the deathwatch are here
Read: Arafat Links Roundup and Arafat index
Read: Stick to Sex Shmuley 1 and 2