End of Day Report
Good vs. Evil
Earlier this week, Barack Obama stood on the White House lawn and addressed the conflict between Israel and Hamas. While he paid lip service to Israel's right to self-defense, Obama then went on to express his "serious concerns about the rising number of Palestinian civilian deaths."
Obama announced that Secretary of State John Kerry had been dispatched to the Middle East in order to "do everything he can to help facilitate a cessation to hostilities. We don't want to see any more civilians getting killed." The implication of Obama's comments is that Israel is unjustly killing civilians.
But it didn't stop there. Taking advantage of Hamas' violence and concerns raised by the downing of the Malaysian passenger jet in Ukraine, the FAA announced yesterday that it was banning flights to Tel Aviv after a Hamas rocket landed near Ben Gurion Airport. The European Union and other international airlines quickly joined the ban.Read More