A Palestinian Muslim worshipper on his way to Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque walks past graffiti on Israel's separation barrier at a checkpoint in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Friday, Oct. 20, 2006. Thousands of Palestinian women, children and middle-aged men surged through the main Israeli crossing from the West Bank into Jerusalem to worship at a major Islamic shrine on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Men under 45, deemed a potential security risk by Israel, were barred from Jerusalem, but hundreds tried to get in anyhow, citing a religious obligation to worship at Al Aqsa during Ramadan.[Ed.: Notice that there is no such obligation, but let's not let that interfere with Kevin's little propagandistic piece of garbage.] (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
The top photograph will show up in newspapers around the world. But does it reflect reality? Let's look a little bit closer:
Israeli border police stand guard as Palestinian worshippers wait in line at a section of Israel's separation barrier to cross from Ramallah towards Jerusalem on their way to pray in the Al Aqsa Mosque, at the Kalandia Checkpoint, Friday, Oct. 20, 2006. Palestinians trying to enter Jerusalem to attend prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and Israeli troops scuffled on Friday in several checkpoints between Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
Oof, is that the end of the wall that I see? Real "racist" there, ain't it?