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More Miserable Anti-Israel
Bias from the New York Times

Newsbusters, by Clay Waters

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Posted By:Drive, 7/18/2014 8:19:22 AM

The New York Times´ coverage of the ongoing situation in Israel, which began with the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers, continued this past week to be marked by intense anti-Israel bias in tone and labeling, and overwhelming emotionalism over the deaths of Palestinian civilians in the crossfire (Israeli deaths from terrorism rarely if ever merited such heart-felt treatment). After the tragic deaths of four young Gazan boys on a beach, the Times let its photographer hint at something sinister: "Children, maybe four feet tall, dressed in summer clothes, running from an explosion, don’t fit the description of Hamas

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lancer12, 7/18/2014 8:52:54 AM     (No. 9929974)

Hamas families going nutso t kids´ funerals-staple page-one photos for the NYT. The NYPost favors page-sized photos of accused prostitutes and shake-down gals in tight dresses.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/18/2014 9:26:17 AM     (No. 9930039)

"Children, maybe four feet tall, dressed in summer clothes, running from an explosion, don’t fit the description of Hamas."
Yes but if dear mom and dad put them out to play next to a target --where does the fault lie?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: varkdriver, 7/18/2014 9:28:30 AM     (No. 9930043)

#2, I would think the 4-foot-tall kids would be CARRYING the explosives around their bodies...

One Hamas mother to another mother: "Kids...they blow up so fast!"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 7/18/2014 9:49:02 AM     (No. 9930079)

Every civilian death of Palestinians in this conflict MUST be laid at the feet of Hamas and the culture of death their represent.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Namma, 7/18/2014 10:04:07 AM     (No. 9930100)

hamas uses women and children as shields..and the NYSlimes want me to believe that the war victims are Israel´s fault. Hamas uses women and children.
reminds me of someone else that right now happens to be using women and CHILDREN allowing them to cross the border.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 7/18/2014 10:22:32 AM     (No. 9930126)

Something stinks of fish here -- what were four kids doing running around in the middle of a war zone? Did someone send them there to draw fire, achieve martyrdom, and discredit Israel?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dwa, 7/18/2014 10:23:17 AM     (No. 9930127)

The NYT is not a news organization. It is nothing more than a democrat/liberal propaganda mouthpiece that prints spin, ideology and talking points as news.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Avanti1, 7/18/2014 10:29:04 AM     (No. 9930137)

The tone of the article is that Palestinian children cannot be innocent victims.

I challenge that notion.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Avanti1, 7/18/2014 10:31:01 AM     (No. 9930142)

Why is it so difficult for the author and several posters to accept that Palestinian children can be innocent victims?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: horacer, 7/18/2014 10:41:02 AM     (No. 9930158)

The death of every civilian, every child in this conflict is the fault of Hamas, not Israel. Israel doesn´t want to kill children. Hamas does, even their own. If the rockets stop, the bombings stop. It´s very simple.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/18/2014 11:33:57 AM     (No. 9930244)

Isn´t Pinch Sulzberger Jewish?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: M2, 7/18/2014 11:39:58 AM     (No. 9930256)

Two things are baffling:

1. Why so many American Jews are pro-Palestinian: Do they believe it´s actually enlightened and compassionate to take the side of the aggressors, or are they still smarting over the 6-day war? Or do they see Israel as the aggressor, not the victim of aggression?

2. American Jews are so bent out of shape over killing "innocent" little kids, but those little kids are (a) being used as bomb-vested killers, and (b) one cannot avoid killing innocent people, for God´s sake - it´s WAR. People of all ages get dead.

Geez. I do not understand the liberals´ attitude toward Israel. But I do understand that for the most part, American Jews are secularists or what they call "cultural Jews", which means they observe Jewish holidays but that´s about it -- God is not a personal presence in their lives as it is with Christians.

So I get that many Jews may as well be humanists rather than observant Jews. That could account for their utter lack of biblical knowledge of how God feels about the nation of Israel and the Jews throughout history.

It´s disheartening to see so many Jews not get that they are God´s chosen people. But if they don´t also acknowledge God´s foreordination of same, they may as well be pagans.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Avanti1, 7/18/2014 12:42:57 PM     (No. 9930323)

#10 said

"If the rockets stop, the bombings stop. It´s very simple."

Perhaps the rockets would stop after Palestinians were allowed to form a fully sovereign, autonomous country of their own with all of the rights and privileges sovereignty brings and free of domination of their daily lives by neighboring nations.

It´s very simple.

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