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Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?
UK Guardian ^
| December 4, 2018
| Cornel West
Posted on 12/04/2018 4:25:06 PM PST by C19fan
W hy is it so difficult, if not impossible, to have a candid debate about the grim Israeli-Palestinian catastrophe that prevails in our midst? What stands in the way of our capacity to grasp the undeniable need for justice for Palestinians and the understandable fear of annihilation of the Jews in Israel? Is the only option a desperate Palestinian counter-violent struggle against the structural and military violence of the occupying Israeli state? The recent firing of Marc Lamont Hill by CNN for calling for a free Palestine once again opens up this Pandoras box with little, if any, hope left for a non-violent solution. Many supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, such as Hill and myself, see this strategy as a last-ditch effort to avoid more bloodshed. This is especially important in the US context, as $3.1bn dollars of military aid currently goes to Israel to support such an unjust and inhumane occupation.
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Because Marc Lamont Hill had a long history of being an anti-Semite and had a long history of associating himself with other anti-Semites. I have never heard the expression "From the River to the Sea" in any other context except for calling for the destruction of the Jewish state. BDS is anti=Semitic. The only country where there is a BDS movement is Israel. There is no BDS movement against Communist China or Saudi Arabia.
posted on 12/04/2018 4:25:06 PM PST
Because he wasn’t anti-Semitic enough?
posted on 12/04/2018 4:28:40 PM PST
(Localization, not Globalization)
The only reason Arab terrorism is “in our midst” is because our so-called “leaders” tolerate Islam within our borders.
posted on 12/04/2018 4:30:26 PM PST
(The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
Marc Lamont Hill and Cornel West; two rotten peas in a more rotten pod.
posted on 12/04/2018 4:32:19 PM PST
(God is neither a Republican nor a Democrat but Satan is definitely a Democrat)
If Cornell west represents educated blacks it is no wonder so many stay on the democratic plantation
posted on 12/04/2018 5:00:10 PM PST
by bravo whiskey
(Never bring a liberal gun law to a gun fight.)
"What stands in the way of our capacity to grasp the undeniable need for justice for Palestinians and our anticipation of the annihilation of the Jews in Israel?"
What Cornel West really meant...
“Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?”
because he called for Israel to cease to exist, that’s why ...
posted on 12/04/2018 7:59:21 PM PST
((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
Here’s a hint for the intellectually challenged Mr. West-The Palestinians do have a country and it’s called JORDAN.
posted on 12/04/2018 9:18:15 PM PST
Because he's an idiot masquerading in sheep's clothing. The clowns at the British leftist rags remind me of this verse: 2 Timothy 4:3: For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear.(NIV) Sound familiar?
posted on 12/04/2018 9:47:29 PM PST
He is not pro-Palestinian. Like most people on the left they don’t care about Palestinians and only use them as a stick to hit on Israel.
posted on 12/04/2018 11:41:58 PM PST
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