I feel it is insulting to explain the obvious and Jimmy Carter’s anti- Israeli bias is so blatant to defy question. If you have not read his OpEd in the Washington Post read it here.
To respond to a few parts of this naïve and insulting piece;
“We knew that the 1.5 million inhabitants of Gaza were being starved,.. “
HKO- is that all Israel’s fault? Could food have come through the Egyptian border or though their ports? When Israel left Gaza they left behind productive greenhouses that used to export citrus. The Palestinians destroyed these commercial food producers rather than use something made by Israelis. Here is another idea- take the money you are spending on rockets and weapons and spend it on food. By the way – your leaders certainly do not look like they are missing any meals.
“Palestinian leaders from Gaza were noncommittal on all issues, claiming that rockets were the only way to respond to their imprisonment and to dramatize their humanitarian plight.”
HKO- The ONLY WAY! Are you serious? Ghandi had a better way. Here are another few suggestions in lieu of rocket attacks on civilians: Stop teaching anti- Semitic hatred and the destruction of Israel from the cradle, create a state rather than trying to destroy one. Israel left, if you recall. You have no one to blame but yourselves.
Jimmy Carter has been a dupe for terrorists since his disastrous presidency. I have said before that Jimmy Carter may think he understands hatred, but he does not know what it is to be hated.
for more on Carter’s Oped read the response from CAMERA (recommended site) here.