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Biased CNN explains as "news" why Palestinian aim at children

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Submitted by Alicia (United States), Dec 22, 2010 at 09:38

Biased CNN explains as "news" why Palestinian aim at children

At the CNN news ticker the following title of "news" appeared today (Dec. 21, 2010): "5 hurt in rocket fire, retaliation in southern Israel" as well as on the page: http://edition.cnn.com/MIDDLEEAST .

The HTML copied:

Though when clicking on the actual link, the language is different.
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/meast/12/21/israel.rocket.fire/index.html

That exact title was copied automatically on those that subscribe to CNN's feeds, e. g.: http://news.vivasoft.hu/the-news/17842-5-hurt-in-rocket-fire,-retaliation-in-southern-israel.html and http://359online.com/5-hurt-in-rocket-fire-retaliation-in-southern-israel/

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This fits very well with the Islamists-appeasement policy that whatever they do, it's just a reaction, when in fact the Arab Palestinians are always initiating the attack aimed at innocent Israelis at their homes or at kindergartens when the children are gathered there, or/and practicing the use of its own civilians.

The hidden message behind the headline which attempts almost to equate the two sides is so outrageous, as if there's some kind of moral equivalence between those that seek death and destruction for all and Israelis that struggle so hard to defend lives. So is the naiive "understanding" that when Hamas says it does something as a "retaliation," we should simply "believe" it. Since when is news media a mouthpiece for terrorists? No one should buy into it as a fact, or anything else beyond a Hamas' propaganda argument. Neither CNN, nor anyone else can assert what is a "retaliation" and what is in fact, an excuse.

Moreover, it entails a horrific cheapening of Israeli lives, that they're hurt "only because of some retaliation" thing.

Again and again, CNN shows its real "news" colors, when its more of an opinion medium.

How about a simple non-opinionated news headline: "Palestinians fire at Israeli homes," or "Palestinians attack Israeli kindergartens, again." The truth for a change!

News Samples:

Rocket explodes near Israeli kindergarten‎
21 (UPI) -- A Qassam rocket exploded near a kibbutz kindergarten in the Ashkelon Coastal regional council Tuesday morning, the Israeli army said.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2010/12/21/Rocket-explodes-near-Israeli-kindergarten/UPI-11441292936139/

Qassam explodes near kindergarten - Israel News, Ynetnews Dec 21, 2010 ... News: Rocket hits kibbutz in Ashkelon Coast Regional Council. Girl, 14, lightly injured by shrapnel; several people suffer from shock, ...

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4002195,00.html

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