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The demands from the usual suspects in the UN and within our own government for a proportional Israeli response to Hamas and Hezbollah attacks is really an admission that Hamas and Hezbollah are beyond the reach of reason.
They use their own citizens as human shields as well as women and children as suicide bombers. We are seeing their advocates on our college campuses, the media, and in Congress.
There is no doubt that the loss of life is horrific, but some see it as a disturbing inconvenience to their daily life in Europe and the United States. A disturbing inconvenience that must be ended at once by the Israelis defending themselves so we can get back to handing out participation trophies to everyone and reinforcing the ‘I’m okay and you’re okay society.’
The shared image occurred amid a rising conflict between Israel and the Hamas militant group. The latter attacked Israel from Gaza on Oct. 7, killing some 1,400 people, mostly civilians, according to Reuters. Israel in turn declared war on Hamas.
The New York Times’ front page was not authentic, and we even debunked it back in 2006 as a form of political satire. – Snopes
The best satire has a bit of truth in it and is relevant today as it was in 2oo6.