My disgust with the Israeli government is so deep that I don’t trust myself with words.
But really, two articles in today’s New York Times say it all.
In the first, foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is quoted advocating the Israeli invasion of Gaza in order to ensure “a normal summer vacation for our kids” (the quote is way down in the 14th paragraph of the story).
In the second, we see what appears to be Lieberman’s idea of a kids’ summer vacation in Gaza: four boys, ages 9, 10, and 11, killed by Israeli bombs while playing soccer on the beach. It’s accompanied by this photo by the award-winning Tyler Hicks:
Reports from eyewitness foreign journalists here.