Feeling the Hate in Jerusalem

Wow, and I thought I was harsh on Obama.  Isn’t it interesting that there are people on the Left who think Obama is just another Bush, while there are others on the Right who absolutely abhor him because they think he’s a “secret Muslim” (laugh) or the, ahem, “anti-Christ”?  I wouldn’t go as far as saying that Obama is exactly like Bush, but I’m not overly enthusiastic about him either.  Yes, his speech was brilliant and beautiful, but let’s see how he follows up on his words before we start leaping for joy, shall we?

Anyway, I found this clip almost immediately after I watched Obama’s speech in Cairo.   Before you watch it, just be warned that it contains excessive profanity, offensive racial slurs, and homophobic remarks.  It’s also very important to keep in mind that these individuals do not represent the opinions of all Jews.  The people in this clip are obviously ignorant, childish, and poorly educated, so it would be foolish and counter-productive to associate them with Judaism.

At the same time, this video is important to share because it shows the kind of tension and animosity that exists concerning diplomacy with Muslim nations.  Remember when the mainstream western media showed video clips of Palestinians dancing in the streets after the 9/11 attacks?  It created the perception that all Muslims and Arabs rejoice whenever Americans and/or Jews suffer.  It told us that non-Muslim Americans and Jews were innocent and morally superior to Muslims.  Why do we only see Palestinians doing horrible things in the news?  Why don’t we see things like this video clip of American Jews and Israelis making racist comments?  Will that hurt the “good guy/bad guy” image it’s been trying to promote for the past 8 years?

Don’t count on seeing this clip on CNN.

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4 Comments

  1. kees said,

    June 9, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    Well i guess thats what you get for supporting them for over 60 years.

  2. Fiqah said,

    June 11, 2009 at 5:09 am

    Wow.
    Wow.
    Wow.
    AND the n-bomb? For rills?
    So much wrong.
    ::: deep sad sigh :::

  3. brokenmystic said,

    June 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm

    I know, right?! Madness.

  4. Chiara said,

    June 11, 2009 at 11:54 pm

    Aside from all else, this is a great advertisement against alcohol. So much for the idea that Israelis are more open to debate than American Jews. The canards that they were the first there, and that the Holocaust justifies all future behaviours, are tiresome to say the least.


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