Not really a surprise. He thought he could get away with it, but sadly, facts are stubborn things.
That was the unmistakable feel from reading this article about the Rachel Corrie vessel. Whether or not Israel stopped the boat or any future boats, does not matter anymore. Israel cannot stop the supplies from going to Gaza anymore. They’ll simply assist the protesters by unloading the vessel for them, and then transporting the material to Gaza themselves. The blockade has failed.