It is a foregone conclusion that any plebiscite for the Palestinian refugees will result in an overwhelming vote for the PLO. Therefore, the article by Kuttab becomes a fairy tale shaped for the consumption of the American public.
From its inception, the PLO has ruled with relentless force and murder. The internecine warfare of this group has been most vicious and bloody.
Once under the rule of the PLO, the Palestinian refugees will have little opportunity for dissent. Any demonstrations against the PLO will invite repressive force to a degree that would put the Israeli army on a level with kindergarten teachers.