- urge everyone not to "rush to judgement" about the islamists
- downplay the fact that it was an islamic terrorist act of jihad
- blame or condemn Israel
- express sympathy for muslim "victims" in the wake of terrorist attacks by muslims against non-muslims
- ignore it completely
Today is no different. In the wake of a terrorist bombing at a bus stop in Jerusalem, Obama (of course) made sure in his statement to express his sympathy for the poor palestinians who got hurt after Israel defended itself from the recent rocket and other terrorist attacks by the palestinians. Via The Gateway Pundit:
Palestinians are celebrating the bombing in Jerusalem today, of course. Via Elder of Ziyon:Our far left president released a statement today following the bus station bombing in Jerusalem today. He talked about Palestinian victims.“The United States calls on the groups responsible to end these attacks at once and we underscore that Israel, like all nations, has a right to self-defense,” he said. “We also express our deepest condolences for the deaths of Palestinian civilians in Gaza yesterday. We stress the importance of calm and urge all parties to do everything in their power to prevent further violence and civilian casualties.”Here’s more on those innocent Palestinians Obama was talking about.On Tuesday, IDF forces responded to projectiles fired at Israeli territory from the northern Gaza Strip. The attack took place in the afternoon when projectiles were fired toward the area of the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council. In response, IDF forces fired mortars to the point from which rockets were launched resulting in the injury of uninvolved civilians. Among them was the boy taken for medical treatment in Israel today.
The reaction in the Fatah-leaning Palestine Press Agency comments are uniformly ecstatic. (Autotranslation does not work as well for informal text like this, so I couldn't decode some of them.)Yid With Lid reminds us that the bus stop bombing is just the most recent attack in the palestinian's escalation of terrorism against Israeli Jews:
God is great and thankfully the hearts of Muslims in this jihadist operation and I ask God Almighty to be there to kill me in a similar operation in response to the continued crimes of the occupation in the Gaza Strip.And, from Jerusalem, what sounds like an Al Aqsa (Fatah) member taking credit, although there is no corroboration:
Praise be to God: Victory of the Mujahideen Lord Thy God is great, and thankfully
God bless these operations, And instill fear and terror in the hearts of the sons of Zion
God is great and thank God ......
Oh God, victory to the Mujahideen in Palestine and everywhere; God please make an earthquake beneath the feet of the Jews and destroy them the way they destroyed our homes in Gaza
We are the sons of Al Aqsa Martyrs; we adopt [take credit for] the operation and with pride I go to the chapeau of the martyrs of Gaza.
After the atrocious massacre of the sleeping Fogel family on March 11, Obama, predictably, condemned Israel.Today's bombing is part of a ramp-up in terrorism seen in Israel over the past few weeks.
- March 6: A sanitation worker from the Jerusalem Municipality lost his hand on Sunday when a garbage bag he was lifting exploded, in what police believe was the first terrorist attack in the capital in more than a year. The garbage bag was on a traffic island in the middle of Derech Hebron, next to the Mar Elias Monastery, in south Jerusalem, almost in the Gilo neighborhood. Another sanitation workerI who was working alongside the first victim was lightly injured by the explosion. Magen David Adom paramedics evacuated both men to Hadassah University Medical Center in Ein Kerem.
- March 11: Terrorists Sneak into Jewish Town of Itamar, killing 5 members of the Fogel Family three of which were young children, all of which were brutally massacred.
- March 18-March 23: During the past six days there have been 77 "projectiles" have been fired into Israel from Gaza--67 Mortars, 3 Grad Missiles, 7 Qassams
- 3/18 10 Mortars
- 3/19 50 Mortars
- 3/20 2 Qassam Missiles, 1 Grad Missile, 1 Mortar
- 3/21 1 Qassam Missile
- 3/22 4 Qassam Missiles, 4 Mortars
- 3/23 2 Grad Missiles, 2 Mortars READ THE WHOLE THING
On New Year's Day, barely a half hour into the new year, islamists bombed Coptic Christians as they exited their church after Mass in Alexandria. While Obama managed to condemn the attack (which was part of the islamic genocide pogrom against non-muslims), he was unable to condemn it for what it was, a genocide attack against the Copts, no, he had to, HAD TO be sure to tell everyone that some muslims might have died too and his sympathy was with them. Allah forbid that Barry offend his islamist overlords by calling a genocidal jihad attack what it really is or express sympathy for the intended victims of these attacks against non-muslims without some sort of moral equivocation.
On October 31, 2010, islamists slaughtered an entire church full of innocent people celebrating Holy Mass in Baghdad, Iraq. Obama has yet to say a word against that atrocity or any of the other horrors committed against Christians in Iraq certainly not a peep about the ongoing holocaust of ethnic cleansing of Christians from the entire Middle East (the birthplace of Christianity) being committed by islamic supremacists every single day.
Of course the MSM, like Barry, is in league with the enemy and they will not likely honestly report about any of this or speak out against it, someone should remind them that ignoring evil simply enables it and furthers its cause. Please pray for the innocent victims of islamic terrorism and pray that our society will find the courage to stand up firmly in opposition to it before it's too late.
UPDATE: This post is listed in Larwyn's Linx by Doug Ross @ Journal. Thanks, Doug!
UPDATE: This post is linked at Mind Numbed Robot, thank you, Robot!