The anti-Zionist, al Jazeera-like American Pravda is in attack mode accusing Israel of viciously attacking a ship bringing "aid" to Gaza. Prepare for an all-out assault against the Jewish nation as the leftist media spins the story to make Israel look like the villain, when in reality, Israel was defending itself as the ships were attempting to break a blockade.
Read from Liberty Pundits:
We’re all Jews today – deal with it
"Israel has shown the greatest restraint since 1948. She’s has been invaded directly and indirectly. She’s been the victim of concerted efforts to destroy her. She’s the sworn enemy of 200 million Arabs living around her. This tiny state, about the size of New Jersey, has never once been the initial aggressor.
Yet to listen to the 'pacifists' of the world, to the 'intelligentsia,' and to the 'peace-loving Muslims' there can be no peace until Israel turns itself into a defenseless punching bag.
When the Jewish people returned to their homeland and the state was declared, they were greeted with the armies of five Arab countries – Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq – who attacked Israel, launching the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. When? Within 24 hours of the UN declaration. They tried again in 1967 and 1973. Perhaps afterward, they finally learned that no one can unseat the Jewish state. So they shifted tactics from invasion to lobbing missiles from afar.
When Israel went after Gaza in 2009, it followed years of missile attacks with the complete absence of condemnation by the United Nations. And what of Gaza? Hamas killed, threatened, and drove out its political opponents, and then held 'democratic' elections. And the Jew-hater Jimmy Carter blessed the elections? Where’s the fairness here? Arabs hold not just full citizenship rights in Israel, they have their own political parties and hold office. Israel is the only member country in the UN that is not allowed a rotating seat on the UN Security Council. Can anyone say 'apartheid'?
Concerning these 'Free Gaza' clowns, their gesture of humanitarian aid was welcomed. All they had to do was use approved channels – trucks, not ships. We have documented episodes of ships with false hulls trying to smuggle arms in Gaza. It’s not OK for Israel to protect itself, but it is if it is your country? [...] Anyway, the ships are now at or near port in Ashdod. The contents will be inspected and turned over the UN for transport to Gaza. Just the way it should have been to begin with.
As always, Israel did not pick the fight, they just refused to be a hapless bystander. Good rule: Don’t swing an iron rod at an armed soldier.
The press reports in the next cycle will be overwhelmingly against Israel. That’s because the world is overwhelmingly anti-Semitic. It’s a reality. Don’t fight it. If you condemn Israel, then I ask you to review the facts more dispassionately. A declared blockade is just that. Stop with the nine attempts in two years to break it. We’ve had enough.
I support Israel with every fiber of my being. It is not a blind backing. I believe in her [...]
I ask you to join in supporting Israel today. She needs us."
And yes, Diogenes, Benjamin Netanyahu cut his foreign trip short and returned to Israel. What was he supposed to do? He knew what was coming--an all-out brutal condemnation of the Jewish nation for daring to defend itself from "peace activists".
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