I was inspired to create this cartoon after seeing a Twitter debate sponsored by Haaretz this morning that effectively legitimized the absurd charge of Israel "pinkwashing" its supposed crimes by engaging in progressive policies.In fact, anti-Israel "progressives" created the "pinkwashing" charge to inoculate their fellows from being sympathetic to Israel's progressive agenda.
From Ian:IDF Blog: The Palestinian Attacks that Terrorized Israel this YearIn the past 12 months the lives of thousands of Israelis have been threatened by Palestinian terror. Driving your car, taking the bus, or simply walking around- daily routine has become dangerous to Israelis. Here is a recap of all the main terrorist attacks against Israelis in the last year.
From Ian:Why Aren’t Tibetans Knifing Chinese?Where the argument breaks down is his assertion that this frustration naturally leads them to “explode and strike at anything that walks down the Jewish street.” Or as Beinart put it, that “today’s Palestinian terrorism is a monstrous, demented response to Israel’s denial of basic Palestinian rights.
From Ian:Jesus Returns, Is Promptly Stabbed By Palestinian Teen (satire)After her recent trip to the Holy land, Michele Bachmann declared that the return of Jesus Christ was imminent. The one-time Presidential hopeful and now America’s resident queen of batshit crazy, announced the urgent need to convert Jews to Christianity because of the return of Nazareth’s mascot.
From Ian:3 killed, including American tourist, in terrorist shooting near Gush Etzion in the West BankThree people were killed late Thursday afternoon when a Palestinian terrorist shot at cars stuck in a traffic jam near the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank.
From Ian:UK Labor Front-Runner Campaigned to Free Israel Embassy BombersThe man likely to be elected head of the UK's major opposition party, Labor MP Jeremy Corbyn, campaigned in support of two terrorists convicted for bombing Jewish and Israeli targets in London, it has been revealed.
From Ian:Israel’s Foreign Ministry chief: Sunni Arab nations are our ‘allies’The director general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, Dore Gold, called the Middle East’s Sunni Arab nations “Israel’s allies.”Gold used the term twice in a presentation Wednesday in New York focused on the shortcomings of the Iran nuclear deal.
From Ian:J Street Fronts For Obama On The Iranian DealNew York Times Jerusalem bureau chief and often unrelenting critic of Israel, Jodi Rudoren tweeted the obvious about Israelis reaction to the Obama administration’s deal with Iran, “You know, 2 Jews, 3 opinions. Here you have 8 million Jews and nearly one opinion.
From Ian:Bassam Tawil: Palestinians: Why Our Leaders Are Hypocrites and LiarsWe contaminate our mosques with our own hands and feet, and then blame Jews for desecrating Islamic holy sites. If anyone is desecrating Islamic holy sites, it is those who bring explosives, stones and firebombs into Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Jews who visit the Temple Mount do not bring with them stones, bombs or clubs.
From Ian:Teen girl among 4 wounded in stabbing attack in Kiryat GatA 13-year-old girl was among four people stabbed in a terror attack in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat on Saturday evening, Israel Police reported.A manhunt is currently underway for at least one assailant who stabbed the four people in a rampage beginning outside a soccer stadium in the city, before fleeing the area.
From Ian:Ben-Dror Yemini: Another self-deception produced by the free worldAccording to the logic of American administration spokespeople, led by Secretary of State Kerry, the US should be condemned for its bombings of the Taliban and ISIS because 'both sides must exercise restraint.
From the Guardian: Tens of thousands of people, many decked in the colours of the rainbow, took to London’s streets on Saturday to celebrate the annual Pride parade just a day after gay marriage was ruled to be legal across the US.