1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Whining is not winning

Reader comment on item: Strange Logic in the Lebanon War

Submitted by john w. mcginley (United States), Aug 16, 2006 at 11:22

So. whoopy-dooo!!! The proponderance of the Western Press is biased against Israel. This is news? Such bias is as nothing compared to the damaged visited upon Israel's credibility by the Olmert response to the Hizbollah attack and kidnapping.

A country not willing to risk significant ground combat casualties in our kind of world is not going to endure for long. It's a cruel world. Olmert's caution ((and if he was doing this with the advice of the IDF, then let us say "the IDF's" caution)) will only lead to a re-fighting ot this same war with far far greater casualities for Israel. I could get steamed up over the bias of the press if Israel was acting in a manner worthy of its tradition. But right now, a biased press is the least of Israel's worries. It's greatest enemy is itself.

Bring on Netanyahu. John W. McGinley

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Whining is not winning by john w. mcginley

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)