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Monday, April 09, 2018

Pollak: Ingraham, but Not Rivera? Left’s Double Standard

For the past week, left-wing gun control activists, egged on by Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivor David Hogg, have urged companies to stop advertising on Laura Ingraham’s show, The Ingraham Angle, on Fox News.

Ingraham’s “crime” was to accuse Hogg of whining about not being accepted into four University of California schools.

But another Fox News host did something far worse.

Geraldo Rivera, one of the network’s more liberal personalities, said Mar. 30 that his one regret as a journalist was not supporting the Palestinians during the second Intifada, which lasted roughly from 2000 to 2005:

The second intifada was launched in September 2000 by the Palestinian Authority after then-Chairman Yasser Arafat walked away from a peace deal at Camp David in July of that year.

The uprising was much deadlier than the first intifada of the late 1980s, and included a massive terrorist campaign of suicide bombings and other attacks against Israeli civilians. Some 1,100 Israelis were killed.

Geraldo did not mention any of that. Rather, he sent the message that Palestinian terror can always be excused by an occupation that, arguably, continues largely because of their own intransigence.



Anonymous said...

Geraldo is an air-head...

Anonymous said...

Hindsight is such a wonderful thing when you can't outright rewrite history.

Anonymous said...

This clown Geraldo needs to stay under his rock.