Tuesday, November 20, 2012

How HuffPostUK Does Balance

Yesterday, the HuffPostUK, in an effort not to be outdone in terms of bias by the American version, decided to publish an article about "inflammatory" rhetoric on both sides of the latest round of Gaza fighting. Here's the headline:

Okay, so it's time to see just how balanced the Huffington Post can be. Let's take a look at the quotes. As always, click to zoom in if you want, but basically what follows is a series of Israeli politicians and children of politicians (as if what they think matters) and their offensive quotes:

And finally:

Yes, that is how the Huffington Post does balance. Four Israelis and one Palestinian. And that one Palestinian wasn't even a person, but a Twitter page. They even got the headline wrong, it's a quote from Al Qassam Brigade, which as the Hamas apologists always tell us is different from Hamas. If you zoom in you will see that the Hamas charter is quoted on the page, but it doesn't get the fancy picture does it?

Here are some quotations from Hamas that the Huffington Post couldn't be bothered to notice:
"The territory of Palestine is 27,027 square kilometers...No one has a right to compromise on any part of Palestinian territory, which is part of the great Arab homeland, and whose liberation is an obligation of Palestinians, Arabs, Muslims, and the forces of liberalism in the world."
“The Zionist enemy in Palestine is the only enemy of the Palestinian people, and struggling against it using any and every means is a national obligation, until the last inch of Palestine is freed.”
 "We have missed suicide attacksWait for us soon in the bus stations and cafes.”
 "From the Al-Qassam Brigades to the Zionists: Don’t go to sleep because we may get you in your sleep.”
But the Huffington Post isn't biased against Israel or in favor of Islamic terrorists. No way Jose.

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