John F. Kennedy: "Ours is not the perfect democracy, but..." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr. L. Brnd
    • 24.10.07 | 21:25 (IST)

    ...at least we don't have to build walls to keep our people from running away" (1963, during his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech). Israel likewise may not be a perfect democracy, but I can tell you for a fact that there is no U.S. newspaper that is as seditious, or as stridently anti-American as Haaretz is anti-Israel, anti-state, anti-Zionist. Certainly not in time of war. The Haaretz editorial writer has no cause for complaint. If anything, it is Haaretz that is anti-democratic and obstructionist of free speech. I mean, look how the TalkBack is filtered to slant toward anti-Israel comments and slurs, while opposing views attitudes are visibly minimized. That the writer of this editorial understands true democracy - and not the crackpot socialist version - is laughable.

    from the article: Democracy or hypocrisy
    First published 00:00 24.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 24.10.07
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