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Using the metaphor of the bleeding woman in the Gospels of Mathew, who had been abruptly healed by her mere faith in Christ, the patriarch alluded to the financial bleeding of a rather sinful state riddled with corruption, bribery, theft of the public treasury, tyrannizing over the citizens and pauperizing them, as he said.
mf, piE mosso, piE fervente) The invading conquering oppressing tyrannizing ape, The thieving rampaging bombarding destroying ape, The pitiless self-pitying only-me-who-suffers benighted insensate deaf and sightless ape,
The Israelis are tyrannizing and killing without mercy and Hamas swaggers and insists on swaggering, while the Palestinians are still divided.