Congratulations to HonestReporting.com, our international media watchdog for uncovering the truth about a photo which allegedly depicted casualties of an Israeli air strike on Gaza and a UN Media official who was responsible for this false photo tweet. Read the whole story here.
According to the Ottawa Citizen’s Robert Sibley on the subject: “When it comes to defending Israel against the hypocrisy of its opponents, you need a deep appreciation of life’s ironies to quote Adolf Hitler. But then an ironic perspective is probably necessary when it comes to responding with any intelligence to the propaganda campaigns promulgated by and on behalf of the Palestinians following recent Israeli air strikes on Gaza….“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.” So said Der Fuehrer in Chapter 10 of his 1925 autobiography, Mein Kampf. It’s a lesson the Palestinian leadership in Gaza seems to have taken to heart. “