Why we shouldn’t side with Palestinians

Crikey readers talk the Israel-Palestinian conflict, MH17 and Jacqui Lambie's ideal man.

Thank you, Guy Rundle

Beverley Burke writes: Re. “Rundle: in MH17, the death of meaning from the meaninglessness of death” (yesterday). Thank you for this, Guy Rundle. How I often despair that the age of reason is gone forever. Then I read something like this.

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4 thoughts on “Why we shouldn’t side with Palestinians

  1. Delerious

    A wonderful letter from Beverley Burke. The whole time the media hysteria and chest thumping of our PM all I could think of was why was no one reporting what the Netherlands were going through and what did people expect the people on the ground, where the plane went down, to do. They weren’t experts and why the hell would they be stealing bodies. So much rubbish from our main stream media, it is sad and pathetic.

  2. zut alors

    Beverley Burke, thanks for shining an alternative light on the politically confected saga being fed to us by the lacklustre Oz media.

    There has been excessive righteousness & chest beating by Julie Bishop & Abbott, they are now approaching self-parody. Why is this still the lead story (including on the ABC News website) when other outrageous acts are being perpetrated in our world.

  3. CML

    Thank you, Beverley Burke, for that great letter.
    Like Del… I have been wondering why no one told us about the so-called rebels/villagers collection of the bodies etc. It seemed to me that they might have thought they were doing the right thing, but you wouldn’t know that from the MSM in this country.
    Beverley, you have just slightly restored my faith in humanity!

    And Stephan Ross: there is absolutely NO justification for ANY country who kills and maims innocent children and civilians. I believe the Israelis bombed a UN building overnight, which had become a safe haven for some Palestinian mothers and their young children. You are a sick individual if you think this war crime is acceptable.
    And please don’t go on about Hamas rockets being fired into Israel. The number of dead on each side tells an overwhelming story of uncivilised barbarity on the part of Israel.
    The Jewish persecuted in earlier times, have become the exterminators of today. Appalling!!

  4. klewso

    To be fair, Abbott has been under the pump over his Budget – and needed a distraction, that included sending Bishop (with her expertise in these matters?) being sent to the site, another extraneous “tourist” getting in the way, having her picture taken, for the folks back home?

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