Or, welcome to my low-maintenance heck.
Oded Balilty, photographer for the Associated Press, has won the Pulitzer Prize
this year for a dramatic photograph published of a female Israeli settler trying to defy the IDF's attempts to remove her from an illegal settlement in the West Bank.
Congratulations to Oded—this photograph is
very powerful. Heck, it's unusual enough to see the Pulitzer committee honour a photograph depicting Israeli
suffering, so I suppose congratulations are due all
around. The Committee does at least try
to live up to expectations, though:—Notice that most of the entries they considered are related to the "brutality" of the Israeli state. (The exception, of course, goes to Barbaro
The photograph in question can be found following the break, along with a candid shot of Mr. Balilty's celebration. You can find more of Oded's work using the ol' Snapped Shot tag browser
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