Hamas Co-opts Leftmedia
Letting civilians die.
Israel is battling Hamas as the terrorist group batters the Jewish state with rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip. Ever adept at generating sympathetic headlines from Western Leftmedia, Hamas has a plan. “Hamas’ Interior Ministry has ordered residents of the Gaza Strip to remain in their houses if they are about to be bombed by the Israelis, a move that effectively turns citizens into human shields and is intentionally meant to boost the casualty rate,” reports The Washington Free Beacon. It worked like a charm. For example, The Washington Post headlined a story, “Israel Hits Gaza Homes,” with the subtitle, “Children And Women Killed.” Hamas’ strategy is clearly to maximize casualties, thereby putting pressure on Israel to cease fire. They’d rather their own civilians be killed than put down their rocket launchers. More…
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