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Israel, Gaza and the Repulsive Moralists
More than 100,000 Arabs have been killed in the war raging in Syria. How many more Arabs have been killed in Iraq by other Arabs since the U.S. pulled out all its troops? How many Arabs have been killed by other Arabs before and since the Arab Spring? Let’s just say, lots. And what is the reaction here in America and around the world? A great big yawn. If anyone really cares about Arabs killing Arabs, they’re not doing a good job showing it.
Cut to the fighting in Gaza. Israel defends itself against thousands of rocket attacks and leftists in America and Israel-haters around the world, scream “Genocide.” As Victor Davis Hanson nicely put it in a piece for NRO: “Apparently the West, in racist fashion, assumes that killing one another is what Arabs do best. But when Israelis kill those who wish to kill them, outrage follows.”
I have written before that American leftists not only root for the underdog but they also root against power. That’s why so many American leftists hate America as well as Israel. As for the rest of the world, Jews have always been a thorn in their side. Or to put it another way: They hate Jews.
Frankly, I’m tired of hearing the cries of anguish from the Israeli and Jew haters. Their sense of morality is repulsive. Here’s all they need to know: One side wants to live in peace; the other side wants to annihilate Israel and kill Jews.
We all are saddened when innocents are killed. But when Israel does it it’s either by mistake or because those innocents were side-by-side with the terrorists. When Hamas does it, it’s no mistake. They aim to kill Israeli civilians, as many as they can.
And the world along with the American leftists couldn’t muster any outrage when those Hamas rockets, day after day, were fired into Israel. When Israel said, “Enough,” the “humanitarians" awoke from their self-induced coma.
Golda Meir, the late Israeli Prime Minister, had it right when she said, “Peace will come when the Arabs love their children more than they hate us.” That’s a simple concept. But it's one the Israeli bashers and the Jew bashers never quite understood -- or wanted to.