You know, reading this New York Times article about how the Muslim Brotherhood is pushing for rapprochement between Hamas and the more moderate Fatah, pulling itself back from Hamas in the process, it’s almost as though each of these various Muslim groups has a nuanced, complex agenda of its own, and that they aren’t all just one big evil homogeneous mass with the sole purpose of killing as many Jews and Americans as possible and then converting the survivors to Islam. Almost.

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Jesse Singal is a former opinion writer for The Boston Globe and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is currently a master's student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy. Follow him on Twitter at @jessesingal.