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the op-ed war is the most lop-sided of all

Reader comment on item: Op Eds Now More Central in War than Bullets
in response to reader comment: But what is community based upon?

Submitted by Yuval Brandstetter MD (Israel), Oct 17, 2006 at 16:29

The Op-Ed war is apriori lost when almost all media outlets are dominated by the intransigent Left. A poll carried out by FrontPage Mag editor David Horowitz showed that the vast majority of journalism and social "sciences" academics hold values which are synonymous with the Left, and extreme Left, whereas the audience is likely to be evenly split. Which means that all attempts at self-defense are censured, whereas self-hatred is loud, clear and rampant. This trend created the obscene circumstance where the unequivocal leader of the Right in Israel, elected by a land-slide with the widest democratic base ever achieved in Knesset jettisoned his party platform, jettisoned his loyal supporters simply to curry Op-Ed favor.

Sadly the only remedy to such lop-sidedness is extreme blood-shed. When the lop-sided Op-Eds run afoul of unforgiving reality, (HAMAS, Hizzbullah, Usama Bin Laden) and the blood flows freely, only then do they realize that in the end only boots and brains truely win wars.


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