If there was ever a shred of doubt as to which side the press is taking in the Israel/Palestine conflict, this photograph ought to douse it with a healthy dollop of reality. Pay particular attention to the right-hand side:
You see, burning an Israeli flag is important enough to send every photographer you have
. Especially at a celebration of the 20th anniversary of a group wholly dedicated
to the destruction of Israel.
I'm combing through other photos of today's festivities—I'll post them beyond the fold if there's anything interesting.
Also, thanks to the work of another intrepid pair of bloggers, I might have more material from Rage Boy: Palestine
as well. From the looks of things so far, he is definitely
operating from the same handbook
as the real Rage Boy
, so I'll definitely be doing my best to dig into his history, and will be trying to get some other information from sources on the ground—be sure to stay tuned for a hefty update on him in the next day or so.Aww, how cute:
Oh, and if you think that Hamas is backtracking on its official policy of "Death to Israel," you're still
Here's a shot taken by one of the unthinking pack-journalists
pictured at the top of this post:
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