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Netanyahu Puts the Smack-Down on Media Bias

Posted by shiduri on August 25, 2006

Bibi doing what he does best: hasbarah for the Jewish State

Even those who aren’t particularly sympathetic to former Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu could get a good measure of satisfaction from his interview with the British Television this morning. I guess it can be attributed to his days studying history at Harvard.

The interviewer asked him: “How come so many more Lebanese have been killed

in this conflict than Israelis?” (A nasty question if there ever was one!)

Netanyahu: “Are you sure that you want to start asking in that direction?”

Interviewer: (Falling into the trap) Why not?

Netanyahu: “Because in World War II more Germans were killed than British and Americans combined, but there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the war was caused by Germany’s aggression. And in response to the German blitz on London, the British wiped out the entire city of Dresden, burning to death more German civilians than the number of people killed in Hiroshima.
Moreover, I could remind you that in 1944, when the R.A.F. tried to bomb the Gestapo Headquarters in Copenhagen, some of the bombs missed their target and fell on a Danish children’s hospital, killing 83 little children.

Perhaps you have another question?”

[UPDATE: 8/27 @ 11:28 PM PST by Oyster] Links to video of the interview, on SkyNews and BBC.

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3 Responses to “Netanyahu Puts the Smack-Down on Media Bias”

  1. TM said

    Yikes, that was great!

  2. Oyster said

    I know! When I first read it on a friend’s blog, I practically yelled, “Hoo-hah!!” :-p

  3. Oyster said

    Oh, btw, my friend’s blog post on Bibi

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