Marwan Barghouti

The message the Palestinian leadership is sending to its people is: A Palestinian convicted of financial corruption is nowhere near as worthy of public office as one who murders Jews and masterminds terrorist attacks.

For over a decade there’s been great internal strife among Fatah and the Palestinian Authority as to who will succeed current PA President Mahmoud Abbas.

Mahmoud Abbas

PA President, Mahmoud Abbas, 81, was reportedly given a clean bill of health on Thursday following an emergency heart procedure.