I was waiting for some friends last night, and did a little surfing on my phone. I went to the Google News site. Their top stories, and the number of news articles associated with them, shows one of the reasons why Israel is considered in a bad light by much of the world.
- News stories about a two-star American general killed by an Afghan soldier in Afghanistan: 2,100.
- News stories about ISIS, which killed 2,000 Iraqis in one day and forced 40,000 people out of their homes to die in the mountains: 3,400.
- News stories about the Ebola virus, which has killed less than 1,000 people in the last seven months: 8,000
- News stories about Israel and Gaza, in which no one has died since the cease-fire took effect three days ago: 15,000.
But, hey. It’s important that we stop the Israelis from their “ethnic cleansing” of the Palestinians. Far more important than saving 40,000 Yazidis on a mountaintop. Just ask the world media.