HuffPo on Israel
As we know, many of the major liberal blogs have been exercising restraint in posting about Israel, since they know almost anything posted will result in a heck of a lot of paranoid anti-semitism.
Fortunately, restraint is not a word that appears in the Huffington Post dictionary, and so we can get a look at the attitudes over there quite easily. James Heffernan plays the numbers game
:During the 13 days in which Hezbollah rockets have killed about 40 Israelis in northern Israel, Israeli airstrikes have displaced more than 700,000 Lebanese, destroyed much of the country's infrastructure, and killed about 380 Lebanese-most of them civilians, and about a third of them children. Last Sunday's targets included two ambulances racing an injured family to a hospital in Tyre--but not moving quite fast enough. They were directly hit by Israeli bombs that wounded six Red Cross volunteers and left the injured family still more shattered.
Bob Burnett focuses on portraying the Israelis as vicious killers
:As the Israel-Lebanon war nears the end of its second week, it's become obvious that the U.S. isn't going to do anything to stop the conflict. No matter how vicious the Israeli attacks, no matter how many civilians are killed, the Bush party line will be, "Hezbollah started it, Israel has the right to defend itself." Yet, many political observers wonder at the wisdom of this policy.
Sheldon Drobny is fighting the good fight
for Israel; check out the comments in that post.