Thursday, March 10, 2016

Israel's Haaretz Joins the Trump Bashing Bandwagon

Israel’s Haaretz Joins the Trump Bashing Bandwagon

by Stephen Lendman

Haaretz should bash ruthless fascists running Israel, Zionist gangsters waging war on Palestine, killing with impunity, blaming victims for regime high crimes - instead of meddling in US politics, publishing rubbish not fit to print.

It calls Trump a “disaster for US Jews, Israel and the Middle East,” citing six ill-chosen adolescent-sounding reasons and commentary, embarrassing stuff to publish.

1. “The Middle East is a blank space on the map for him.”

Most US presidents enter office with little or no geopolitical knowledge pertaining to the Middle East of elsewhere - including former governors Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George Bush, even Barack Obama with less than a full term as US senator when elected president.

Presidents appoint cabinet officers and advisors for guidance on domestic and foreign affairs.

2. “He knows some pretty insulting Jewish stereotypes,” quoting him telling Republican Jewish Coalition members “(y)ou’re not gonna support me even though you know I’m the best thing that could happen to Israel.”

A few other quotes unrelated to “insulting Jewish stereotypes” were thrown in.

3. “He wants to take Israel’s wall and run with it much further,” referring to his wanting a wall built along the US/Mexico border - ignoring fortress Israel policy, walls, fences or other barriers on all its borders or under construction, along with stealing 10% of Palestinian land for its Apartheid Wall project, a new wall dividing Jerusalem in prospect.

4. “They’d be no anti-ISIS alliance.” There’s none now among US-led NATO countries, Israel and rogue Arab states. These countries support the scourge they claim to oppose. Haaretz suppresses vital truths like its Western scoundrel media counterparts.

5. “He’d outsource Middle East policy to Putin.” The world’s preeminent peace and stability advocate continues waging legitimate war on terrorism - not phony war like America and Israel.

Haaretz lied, claiming mostly civilians are harmed by his aerial campaign in Syria. Hard evidence proves otherwise.

6. “But is it good for Israel?” Will his promise to “be very good (for) Israel” hold up? 

His pledge to be “pro-Israel,” “neutral” and more-even handed on Israel/Palestine at the same time has Netanyahu and other regime hardliners frantic, unwilling to yield anything for better relations, continuing a longstanding policy of endless conflict, racist persecution, land theft, slow-motion genocide, and full-scale wars at their discretion.

A Trump presidency would differ at most at the margins of US/Israeli relations. Nothing fundamental would change - Palestinians having no advocate with him in charge, or anyone else in Washington.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 


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