Are Jews the most incompetent “ethnic cleansers” in the world?
It would be easy to dismiss an absurd comment left by a reader (beneath a recent CiF Watch post about bias at the Irish Times) as simply not worthy of attention. However, to do so you’d have to ignore polls in Europe demonstrating that the view he expressed about Israel is in fact quite popular.
Our post, on an egregious example of anti-Israel propaganda by Irish Times reporter Frank McDonald, elicited the following friendly advice to Israelis:
stop committing genocide and people will stop criticizing you.
As I indicated above, the charge the Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians is not at all marginal.
Asked to respond to the statement that “Israel is conducting a war of extermination against the Palestinians,” (in a 2011 poll conducted by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) 63.3 percent of Polish participants expressed agreement, as did 48.8 percent in Portugal, 47.7…
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