Skip to comments.Arab-Israeli Conflict Plays Out in the West
Posted on 01/02/2009 10:47:21 AM PST by SmithL
Israel's long overdue military response to the daily barrage of Gaza rockets aimed at its citizens has led to the usual round of protest/counter-protest confrontations in the West. Whether it's here in the San Francisco Bay Area or across the United States and Europe, Arab protesters and those on the left who have bought into their false victimhood narrative are enraged. They have directed their hatred and vitriol towards the few pro-Israel counter-protesters who have shown up to counter their monolithic message, and in some cases rioting and violence has ensued.
For the most part, the mainstream media continues to tell only one side of the story and unsurprisingly, it's not the pro-Israel one. (Click here to watch a CBS5 clip on the protest in San Francisco). For those who wish to know the real story, Atlas Shrugs has photos and reports from citizen journalists, the last bastion of truth.
The insanity of blaming a nation for defending its citizens after years of turning the other cheek in the face of a ruthless campaign of violence and in the larger picture, a fanatical and genocidal enemy, is self-evident. And yet it goes on.
Thus it has always been and unfortunately, will likely be. Israel and her defenders must remain firm against a world (with the notable exception of the U.S., Australia and a few others) gone mad.
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Didn’t ya’ know?
It’s “Bush’s Illegal War in Gaza!!”
Or at least that’s what an article on the Media website DAILY KOS says...
Actually, the exact quote is:
“the U.S. provided bombs that it had every reason to believe would be used for an attack on Gaza. And now there is an Israeli attack on Gaza, using those very bombs.
And therefore, there is no reason to doubt the active approval of the United States government for the current attack.”
You have to follow the Lib-Islamo logic here.
Russian-made weapons are GOOD, US made weapons are EVIL.
I’ve sent my best wishes. www.pizzaIDF.org
What do we expect for the communists MSM in America.
The Leftist and the radical Islamists have been joined at the hip ever since the 1979 Iranian revolution where they were both condemning the US for propping up the Shah and causing the hostage crisis.
Their quintessential Village Idiot is now, as it was back then, Jimmy Carter, who is no doubt apoplectic over the audacity of Israel for trying to defend her citizens. As Jimmy Carter goes, so goes the liberal Left who, like Condi Rice, think that the Palestinian Arabs are the modern-day equivalent of blacks in the Civil Rights movement of the 60's.
It takes a special kind of madness for someone to condone firing rockets at civilians 24/7 for eight years, for any reason. Yet, that is exactly the way the liberal Left think. It doees not matter who is right because they always root for the underdog, no matter what, and they always get suckered into the Palestinian "dead baby porn" industry -- not to mention the casualty count that's always inflated by a factor of four or more.
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