anon. you forgot to mention that the reporter is often wrong and when he doesn't get the facts he wants (see previous stories about the US on this site by shalev) he alters them. The stupidity of the headline Shalev or the editor wrote is massive. Furthermore, Israelis would be outraged, and rightfully so, if an American writer showed the same insensitivity when Israel is in mourning over a terror attack.
Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany (Reuters)
from the article: Mass, random shooting sprees are as American as baseball and apple pie