it's not the comments but the commenters - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Marni
    • 13.10.13 | 05:40 (IDT)

    what is really disturbing in reading the comments is the truth - they reflect the general decline of civility and the rise of the worst gassut in Israel, especially among the English readers. I think it's a good idea to keep the comment section as an accurate guage to how far fallen, deprived and pathetitc the general populus has become, as israel is sliding ever closer to its fateful meeting with its destiny - an ethnocentric, theocratic, racist apartheid state full of the worst that humanity has to offer. We, out there, need to have a view of the churning of the cesspool. That's how we'll know when things reach that no return point, beyond which a state becomes a fig leaf forthe rule of the theocratic mafioso and their henchmen. haaretz is certainly not the biting, edgy, upright paper it once was, but as values of the country decline, the paper had to move a bit, and so it did. The comments have become so strictly censored that the better writers, the thinkers that once made their presence known, have all but disappeared. What's left is what we see - the bottom feeders gathering place. Still, let it be, so we know what the country, that once considered itself to have something to do with "Jewish" - has become. A state for a failed people.

    from the article: An open letter to Haaretz: Kindly close your talkback section
    First published 13:06 11.10.13 | Last updated 13:06 11.10.13
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