Edward Said is dead. He was called a scholar. A man who was a professional liar was not a major scholar, certainly about the Middle East, which was not his field and about which his major lies were created, like his fake refugee childhood.
Said mourned his “beautiful” house in Jerusalem from which his family was supposedly thrown out in ’48, but there is only one problem: Said grew up in Cairo, the son of an American father who owned a very lucrative office supply company. He was driven around with chauffeurs, attended the best private schools. He never even set foot in Jerusalem his entire childhood.
Said was a cheap intellectual fraud, and a rock-throwing thug, no better than the murderous rioters now besieging Israel and carrying out pogroms.
Read more about the “Palestinian” liar at www.commentarymagazine.com.