The Hamas Charter and left wing delusions

November 24, 2016 22:55

There are those who post on these blogs who have been challenged in their support for an anti-Semitic, mysogonisitc, fanatical organisation who murder their opponents and beieve in an extreme form of Islam.

When the Hamas charter is quoted, they dismiss it as 'a bit of paper' or, when challenged, just don't answer at all.

It's very strange that the extreme left espouses, with such fervour, the murderous Hamas. The Hamas are 'freedom fighters' just 'trying to liberate their country', they are just 'defending themselves'.

A Lib Dem MP, David Ward, (and we have to add many Lib Dems to the far Left these days)in a Gaza debate (see declares:

The firing of rockets from Gaza into the south of Israel presents a menacing and deadly threat. It is completely wrong and it needs to stop because it is taking innocent lives. It is wrong because it provides the justification for Israel's retaliation, although not for its disproportionate response, which is merciless at times.

Did you see what he did there? The firing of rockets is only wrong because it provides justification for retaliation. ISrael must not be given an excuse to protect itself. So he immediately contradicts his first fig-leaf sentence. So what is he actually saying? Is it wrong or not? See how the left ties itself in knots. Sometimes the double-think gets out through their mouth.

Then he equates Hamas with Israel:

Yes, Hamas is proscribed, but why is the state of Israel not proscribed?

Here is an MP in the UK parliament actually saying, in effect, that either Hamas should not be proscribed or that Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, should be 'proscribed'. He then rants about boycotts and ethnic cleansing. He's some newbie Con-Dem MP who gets his information from Press TV.

Oh, and by the way, he is MP for Bradford East. Wouldn't you just have guessed; a constituency with one of the largest Muslim populations in the UK. Playing to the gallery were we, David?

Barry Rubin, on the other hand, sees it a bit differently (

Here's his quote from Gaza TV (this is what keeps them all glued to the box whilst we, poor infidels, watch Coronation Street or find out how much it costs to move to Shepton Mallett):

Whoever believes that our battle with the Jews and the Crusaders has subsided or is dormant is living in delusions....The Jews...annihilation and the destruction of their state will only be achieved through Islam, by those who bow before Allah....

So you poor gentile 'anti-Zionists', you are the said 'crusaders' and you 'anti-Zionist' Jews, well you are Jews whether you like it or not. And we Zionists and lovers of real freedom, we are also 'Jews', of course and all of us together, the Zionists and the anti-Zionists, those who love Bibi and those who fancy Hanan Ashrawi, we must all become Muslim or perish.

And did those sceptical lefties who think the Hamas charter is 'a bit of paper' rather than a declaration of intent, did you see that bit about annihilating the Jews and destroying Israel? Or is it just Gaza TV's version of a Monty Python sketch?

November 24, 2016 22:55

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