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Gaza Flotilla Ship to be Called ‘Audacity of Hope’

Early this fall, Palestinian activists plan to try to run another flotilla through the Israeli Gaza blockade. This time for Obama, it’s personal. In a move that must be giving Obama’s political team dyspepsia about Florida, Ohio, New Jersey and other potential battleground states where Jewish voters might make the difference, the Palestinians have decided to call one of the boats: “THE AUDACITY OF HOPE.”