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January 20, 2010

The IDF in Haiti

A Flea-reader sends news of Israel's good works in Haiti (my thanks). My reply.

Thank you for this. I have been watching IDF updates on their work in Haiti. I haven't posted them (yet) because - sadly - I think they are to miss the point. I think so much of the world hates and resents Israel precisely because of Israel's good works, precisely because Israel is good (much the same might be said of America).

Because the Enemy is evil and celebrates evil. Because there is no good deed the Enemy will not spin as self-serving or a cover for "imperialism". Because the Enemy does not see the dead of Haiti as human beings trapped by a wicked, disfunctional society but as so many counters in a game to control the world (in the name of Marx or Mohammed, the consequence for freedom - for human dignity - is much the same).

Related: "Haiti Earthquake: After hours of work, an L.A. County urban search and rescue team pulls a woman from the rubble as crowds begin to chant "USA, USA"."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 20, 2010 07:22 AM