Sunday, October 7, 2012

Shooting in Israel, HuffPo Coverage Questionable

The Huffington Post decided to cover a story about a shooting in Israel, an American who killed a hotel chef and then was killed himself. Here is the outside headline:

With the classic picture: Every story that comes out of Israel gets a picture of either Netanyahu or soldiers standing around. And here is the inside headline:

Except, of course, that he wan't a tourist, he was there on a work study program and worked at the hotel. Naturally a lot of Huffington Posters missed this part, and a lot more took the opportunity to rant about Israel and Jews. Comments after the break

But remember, there's no anti-Semitism on the Huffington Post.

1 comment:

  1. You miss they wider point. They're HOPING it was an Arab killing people in Israel and 'martyring' himself.


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