Skip to comments.There was no Romney gaffe in Israel
Posted on 08/01/2012 5:57:11 PM PDT by SJackson
The media is accusing Mitt Romney of having committed another gaffe abroad this time when he suggested that cultural differences help explain why the Israelis are so much more economically successful than Palestinians.
One small problem with that: What Romney said was not a gaffe. He was absolutely right.
In reporting the so-called gaffe, the New York Times explained that Romney simply does not understand that the Palestinians economic problems are all Israels fault: The Palestinians have long complained that their economy is in a chokehold from Israeli security measures, the Times declared, adding The West Bank is subject to trade restrictions imposed by the Israelis, while Gaza was subject to a near-total Israeli blockade on people and goods after Hamas took control of its government five years ago. Mr. Romney mentioned neither during his speech on Monday.
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If your opponent doesn't live up to the vilification you've heaped on him, just make something up out of thin air and accuse him of it.
This accomplishes a couple of things that are good for the left: (1) it sticks in the mind of your more rabid followers - also known as your "base" - and keeps them motivated, and (2) it demoralizes and discourages your opponents to realize that anyone would even try to get away with such a horrid lie.
It's basically a way of keeping your "useful idiots" on board and stoked up.
Since the right doesn't have "useful idiots," this tactic does our side no good at all.
Of course, you can only get away with it if the major media are completely on your side. If you don't own the MSM, the tactic makes you look like a laughing stock. If you do own the MSM, you get what we now have.
The dirtbags are asserting Romney made numerous and substantial gaffes while overseas.
Can we start IQ testing the media?
“The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” - Abba Eban
It goes double for the Palestinians.
But of course everything is Israel’s fault. Just ask the NY Times.
“Can we start IQ testing the media?”
Bet it’s close to double digits.....like 8 or 9!
Nice this appeared in the Washington Post... Does that mean there's hope?
To the libtards the truth is always a gaffe.
Meanwhile, Pelosi tells Jews in America that they’re gullible and greedy, and should therefore vote Democrat — the party of gullibility and greed.
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