Friday, November 16, 2012

Gaza Top Comments Round Up

The Huffington Post by today has published by my count nine articles about the recent Gaza violence, with each article generating hundreds of comments, far too many for Zach and I to read. However, I did peruse the first page of the "top" comments (as in, the most favorited), and grabbed the ones that were extremely anti-Israel or anti-Semitic.

What was interesting about these threads is that the Huffington Post readership seems to be split. Half of the top comments are your generic anti-Israel poor suffering Palestinians BS and the other half are supporting Israel in executing its right of self defense. Is this a sign the HP isn't the echo chamber of anti-Israel hatred it once was? Anyway, here are the comments:

Huffpost approved and up for hours.

And here are some more from more recent threads. The usual measured, legitimate criticism of Israel:

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