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Why the media bear moral responsibility
for the Gaza civilian casualties

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:geo11, 7/30/2014 3:01:21 AM

Former Col. Richard Kemp, who was head of British forces in Afghanistan, has laid out with great clarity why the very media who bemoan the civilian casualties in Gaza bear moral responsibility for the carnage. The video below is short and eloquent, and should be viewed. But if you are in a hurry, the essence of his point is that Hamas deliberately uses children and others as human shields in order to gain media coverage of the victims. Without media coverage, there would be less incentive for this cruelty. But rather than my poor summation, please watch this video.

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Journalism these days is more about ideology than reporting the truth. Coverage of the Israeli conflict and the Obama administration are two glaring examples.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/30/2014 3:42:07 AM     (No. 9945707)

Exactly. Ideology is driving the media coverage. However, the calm, plain spoken truth of Col. Kemp´s is the voice of reason. It is mind boggling how many people are snookered by Hamas´s propaganda. The truth is crystal clear to reasonable people but Hamas and its supporters are not reasonable. They are closed minded zealots who refuse to see the truth. How can anyone throw their lot in with Hamas? They are nothing but thugs who will use their own children as human shields. You can´t get much lower than that.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: richwill, 7/30/2014 4:34:14 AM     (No. 9945724)

I watched the video and I totally agree with the narrator.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 7/30/2014 4:55:33 AM     (No. 9945727)

Yes, we have been saying this. The Obama-worshipping media, in the US and in Europe, absolutely has blood on its hands for its nauseating sympathy for bloodthirsty terrorists like Hamas. The lies the Obama-worshipping media spread are intentional and malicious, and are the root of the anti-semitism now infecting every level of politics. Media-driven hatred of Israel is even worse in Europe than in the US, and far more incendiary. "Blood on their hands" is putting it mildly.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 7/30/2014 6:35:38 AM     (No. 9945778)

CNN is filming the frightened roaches too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/30/2014 7:21:57 AM     (No. 9945815)

EACH one of them will also have to stand before GOD and give account. Good luck....God knows all...sees all......they can give excuses..but it won´t save them from the damnation they´ve purchased for themselves FOREVER........UNLESS they repent, turn from this evil and change their ways John 3:16.

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