Further evidence that the Israeli narrative is falling apart in the U.S. mainstream. Last night CNN’s Piers Morgan hosted Israeli president Shimon Peres, and made Peres look a lot older than his 89 years by repeatedly questioning Peres’s storyline. The clip above contains just one of two or three sallies by Morgan. Here’s that one:
I think the critics would say that this particular strategy has proven over the last few years to be an unsuccessful one, and in fact all it achieves, because of the densely populated nature of the Gaza Strip in particular, it just foments more hostility among the people toward Israel and that in the long term cannot be good for Israel, and that what needs to happen is some way to make to make the people of Gaza feel less oppressed.