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arendt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-01-06 03:12 PM
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5. Sorry, I have "outrage fatigue" when it comes to mere political verbiage
In recent years, the Israeli government has been as hijacked by its fundamentalist whackos
as we have been by ours. (And their whackos assasinated their prime minister, IIRC.) The
Holocaust has been over-used by the Israelis and by their opponents (who deny
reality to provoke the other side.)

The key issue is to differentiate among: all people of Jewish faith, people who
were killed sixty years ago, Zionist fanatics among the Israelis, and fundamentalist
Islamic fanatics among the Moslems. The fanatics on all sides are the ones who
assist each other by deliberately doing outrageous things to provoke the other
side. Sort of like what our fanatic administration did (pressure about Iran peaceful
nuke program, threats, etc.) to get the fanatic nut elected in Iran and wreck the
reform movement there. Now that fanatic returns the favor by insulting Jews.

Then Teresa Kerry fires back, all outraged. I am sorry, but I have outrage fatigue,
especially when it comes to the unending exploitation of the Holocaust by people
who are doing the same kind of ghettoization and random violence to the Palestinians.

I'll get more concerned when the Iranians kill as many Iranian Jews per month as
the Israelis kill Palestinians.

Question: why isn't Teresa Kerry outraged against George Bush for his demolition
of the Constitution? No, she is only outraged at some completely politically incorrect
action by an External fundamentalist who denies reality. Homegrown, reality-denying
fundamentalists from Texas are OK, I must infer.

Disclaimer: I am no supporter of either Israelis or Palestinians. But I know that
the selective outrage in the world is only deployed against our enemies, never
against our allies.


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