Slanting Nakba


Question: What do the following headlines have in common?

1. “Israeli Troops Fire on Palestinian Protesters in Deadly Clashes”—Huffington Post

2. “Israeli Police Fire on Protesters”—Daily Beast

3. “9 Killed as Israel Clashes with Palestinians”—New York Times

Answer: All of these headlines appear today on the sites’ home pages, covering the incident on the border between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights. None of these headlines tells you that the protesters in question were crossing a hostile border between Syria and Israel, en masse, in a violent protest at least permitted (if not organized) by the Syrian government. You see, the term “Palestinians,” when combined with “clashes” and “IDF,” almost always refers to Palestinians in the Palestinian territories, maybe in East Jerusalem. They don’t live on or near the Golan Heights. They have no way of getting to that border. In the interest of being informative about the actual news item, shouldn’t the protesters have been called “Syrians,” even if they were waving Palestinian flags?

Even worse, the first headlines two give you the distinct impression of a moral equivalence with what’s happening elsewhere in the Middle East: that just as Syria and Libya attack peaceful protesters, so does Israel—which, incidentally, is exactly the impression Bashar Assad was hoping you’d get. You’d never guess that hundreds of Syrians stormed the border with Israel, tearing down fences, and hurling rocks.

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The media sure plays Obama’s tune.
Remember when Obama’s spokesman said the Muslim Brotherhood was largely secular?
The Muslim Brotherhood’s motto reads: “Allah is our objective, the Prophet is our leader, the Koran is our law, jihad is our way, and dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope. Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar!”
Yeah, largely secular.
It was the WEB, not the MEDIA that outed the truth.
Same here.
I saw the storming of the electric fence, the sabotaging it, the mass crossing of it, the masses throwing stones at the IDF.
But not on TV.
Only on the web.

The same slant is happening when the MEDIA covers (for Obama) the murders of Coptic Christians, the burning of their churches, the looting of their homes and the raping of their women by Egyptian Muslims.
Washington Post’s headline: “12 dead in Egypt as Christians and Muslims clash”
Like when a mugger’s fist ”clashes” with his victim’s face.

(A bit more ”balanced” : Egypt Clashes Turn Spotlight on Radicals)

Which is why Obama and his White House henchmen want to take control over the internet. Force you to have an assigned ID number. So they can monitor and find you. We have met the real life Orwellian “Big Brother” and he is Barack H. Obama. They are taking the storyline and are adopting it to their management systems.