[Marxism] Breaking news: Sheik Yassin murdered by Israel!!!

David Quarter davidquarter at sympatico.ca
Mon Mar 22 10:29:22 MST 2004

 Me too. Juxtaposing the assasination beside the alleged victims of 
the conflict: a clear example of spin. Obviously, the intention is to 
have readers believe -- particularly ones without a sharp eye for 
propaganda -- that the the majority of the victims in the "conflict" 
have been Israeli. 


From:           	Horacio Oliveira <horaciooliveira at mac.com>

> This part of the piece really burns..... why are they only counting the 
> suicide attacks in the conflict. Guess like any good colonial/ imperial 
> power one does not count the unnamed masses crushed by those massive 
> retaliations. Ahh the sickening predictability of it all.
> On Mar 21, 2004, at 9:33 PM, David Quarter wrote:
> > snipped
> > Yassin was by far the most senior Palestinian militant killed in
> > more than three years of Israeli-Palestinian fighting. Since
> > September 2000, 474 people — the majority of them Israelis —
> > have been killed in 112 Palestinian suicide bombings.
> > snipped
> > .

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