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July 15, 2006

Mona Charen's View

Mona Charen is one of my favorite political columnists. I recently read her book, Do Gooders: How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim To Help(And The Rest Of Us) and was really disappointed.... when I realized I'd hit the last page. It was so on-point and such a great read that I hated it to end. She really knows whereof she speaks, and hasn't got any problem with saying it point blank, PC be damned.

At any rate, her latest column weighs in on Israel's justification for the long overdue defensive action they are engaged in, even as I type this post.

Excerpt --

(The Washington)

Post starts with the swearing in of the Hamas government on March 29. Fair enough. But the next item is "June 9: Explosion kills seven members of a Gaza family. Witnesses blame Israeli artillery, but Israel denies it." Missing is any reference to the non-stop shelling of Israel from the Gaza strip that began in 2005 and has not let up since. Nearly 3,000 rockets have been fired from Gaza into Israel...

Read On.

Posted by Seth at July 15, 2006 12:08 AM