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Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Outrage of the Day

From Little Green Footballs [h/t to JJ]:

The United Nations truly has hit bottom now—directly funding anti-Israel propaganda, and then brushing it off as insignificant when they’re caught: United Nations Bankrolled Latest Anti-israel Propaganda. (Hat tip: LGF readers.)

The United Nations bankrolled the production of thousands of banners, bumper stickers, mugs, and T-shirts bearing the slogan “Today Gaza and Tomorrow the West Bank and Jerusalem,” which have been widely distributed to Palestinian Arabs in the Gaza Strip, according to a U.N. official.

The U.N. support of the Palestinian Authority’s propaganda operation in the midst of the Israeli evacuation of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip has provoked outrage from Israeli and Jewish leaders, who are blaming Turtle Bay for propagating an inflammatory message that they say encourages Palestinian Arab violence. ...
In light of everything else the UN does wrong, why do I get surprised and outraged with each new example?
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