Tough to hate own society

LETTER

Re: Shocked at Israel’s inhumanity, February 11 column.

Oh Bob, Bob, Bob, you sandal-wearing, tree-hugging, bike-pedalling, anti-Israeli, anti-American old liberal you, how must it be to live within a culture you detest? You are shocked at Israel’s inhumanity, yet being the leftist liberal you are, you don’t mention the rocket attacks by the Islamic terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah into the civilian population of Israel, killing dozens and injuring hundreds. You don’t mention Islamic suicide bombers targeting innocent Israeli citizens.

Why do they do this? Because they know Israel will respond. It is not some PC-infected society that wrings its hands and moans what is it to do. Israel will retaliate. And guess what Bob? These Islamic terrorists hide among the civilian population of their countries, thereby guaranteeing that some innocent citizens will be killed. This triggers the leftist media of the world, who then disparage Israel and decry its tactics, which in turn triggers people like yourself.

Bob, feel free to move to Palestine and help these “oppressed” people regain their freedom.

If anyone was reading your column for the first time, can you work out how they would know you’re a leftist social warrior who does not like the society he lives in? Quite simple, your use of dates followed by CE. This shows immediately you don’t want to offend any non-Christian who might be reading this paper, by using AD.

So I can guess that you will intone with true fervent belief that Islam is a religion of peace, even though the evidence of this being a total untruth is right before your eyes. But that is the achilles heal of the liberal — truth and facts.

A. Abbott

Re: Shocked at Israel’s inhumanity, February 11 column.

Oh Bob, Bob, Bob, you sandal-wearing, tree-hugging, bike-pedalling, anti-Israeli, anti-American old liberal you, how must it be to live within a culture you detest? You are shocked at Israel’s inhumanity, yet being the leftist liberal you are, you don’t mention the rocket attacks by the Islamic terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah into the civilian population of Israel, killing dozens and injuring hundreds. You don’t mention Islamic suicide bombers targeting innocent Israeli citizens.

Why do they do this? Because they know Israel will respond. It is not some PC-infected society that wrings its hands and moans what is it to do. Israel will retaliate. And guess what Bob? These Islamic terrorists hide among the civilian population of their countries, thereby guaranteeing that some innocent citizens will be killed. This triggers the leftist media of the world, who then disparage Israel and decry its tactics, which in turn triggers people like yourself.

Bob, feel free to move to Palestine and help these “oppressed” people regain their freedom.

If anyone was reading your column for the first time, can you work out how they would know you’re a leftist social warrior who does not like the society he lives in? Quite simple, your use of dates followed by CE. This shows immediately you don’t want to offend any non-Christian who might be reading this paper, by using AD.

So I can guess that you will intone with true fervent belief that Islam is a religion of peace, even though the evidence of this being a total untruth is right before your eyes. But that is the achilles heal of the liberal — truth and facts.

A. Abbott

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Joe Naden - 3 months ago
Mr Abbott seems to be influenced by all he has been reading about America and the emergence of the 'alternative truth'. Just write any old thing about the side you dislike, pile them up, unsubstantiated half-truths or downright lies and expect the opposition to be blown away. Where does Gizzy get all its savvy spokesmen for the bullies?

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