AUTHOR: Slublog DATE: 11/12/2004 11:58:00 AM ----- BODY: "A Thug" - National Review Online's Andrew C. McCarthy provides an accurate look at what Yasser Arafat really was - a corrupt, murderous terrorist who never wanted peace. The article provides a nice antidote to the syrupy whitewash Arafat is getting from the mainstream media. --------