The media is as guilty as the throat slashers. Their place in history will be so noted. The media never miss an opportunity to do page one coverage of Israel's responses to attacks that they always fail to cover on any page (except perhaps for quotes such as "Some senior Hamas officials, on condition of anonymity, claim that the Mossad itself is carrying out the Qassam rocket attacks.") hat tip Bruce
Can you imagine the world outcry if it was Israel "pounding" the Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. Think about it.
Brian over at Snapped Shot points out here that "we sure are seeing a lot of these "metal shops" popping up in IDF strikes in the Gaza Strip. Of course, our unquestioning dunces in the press never fail to FORGET to tell us that these "metal bars" that are always present in these "metal shops" are USED TO BUILD "HOME-MADE" QASSAM ROCKETS.
The press is as complicit in the destruction we're seeing in the Middle East as the Palestinians are--If it weren't for the ever-present media eye, these "bullies" would die from lack of attention."
A Palestinian man removes a metal bar from a broken window at his family home after an Israeli missile hit a nearby Hamas militants' camp in Gaza City, Tuesday, May 22, 2007. Israeli air strikes Tuesday targeted two camps used by the Islamic militant group Hamas, Palestinian security officials said. After Monday night's deadly rocket strike that killed an Israeli woman, Israeli defense officials said the army would step up its attacks on Palestinian militants, warning that Hamas' top leaders, including Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, could be in danger.(AP Photo/Adel Hana)
UPDATE: Ben's random thoughts on this MSNBC article;
"If the military moves into Nahr el-Bared in force, it could trigger widespread anger around the Arab world..."
Flattening the place with artillery, on the other hand, produces no anger at all, as long as the finger on the trigger isn't Jewish.
"We’re under siege. There is a shortage of bread.."
After one day? What, does shooting give you guys the munchies?
"medicine and electricity."
But not ammunition. That's something you never hear. At least its clear they have their priorities set.
“It is a life-or-death battle."
As opposed to the Just for Fun kind so popular with these people.
"Lebanese officials cannot enter the camps under a 1969 agreement that gave the Palestine Liberation Organization authority over them."
These guys should explain, then, why they still consider the land "Lebanon" and not "Palestinistan".
UPDATE: Judith Klinghoffer expands on this here;
Ahmadinejad and company do not only export terror, they also uses it to terrorize their own people. Indeed, they are equal opportunity terrorizers. They terrorize their own children, women and men. Of course, they have a carte blanch to do it because MSM refuses to cover the atrocities. This is nothing new. After all, MSM covered up the atrocities of the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany, China during the Cultural Revolution, the Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge and the Palestinian Authority. The Pulitzer Prize committee still refuses to rescind the Pulitzer it gave New York Times reporter, Walter Duranty, for carrying out one of the cover ups. Media vigilence stops at Western democracies edge with the price, of course, being paid by the "people of color." At this moment it the Iranians who are left to the tender mercies of their "elected" madmen. Here are some of the latest examples:
There are few more peaceful religions than the Bahai who are celebrating the anniversary of their faith in Israel. Why Israel? Because that is where the Bahai buried the remains of their prophet who was executed in Tabriz. There are a mere 300,000 Bahai in Iran but they are mercilessly persecuted and so are their children. A video posted on Youtube entitled A hope and a prayer reveals (they disabled the embed, but do watch it) that a study done earlier this year documented 150 instances of harassment, insults and physical violence inflicted on their children within a period of a single month
It's all about clothing and there are many more such bloody pictures of men as well as women. Note that the picture bellow is part of a series published by the official Iranian news agency. It is part of a series of such photos clearly designed to terrorize the population into submission.
Iran also tries to terrorize emigres who got used to visiting Iran regularly. They chose Haleh Esfandiari, a high profile scholar, to issue this warning. They charged her with trying to ferment a "soft revolution." They know MSM will help them along by publicizing Haleh's case but keeping the rest of their atrocities under wraps. Objectively, if not intentionally, MSM continues to be the best friend "evil doers" have. They ignore the evil they direct towards their own people while publicizing the evil they direct towards their enemies.
Will they ever learn?