Ignorance/stupidity, or yet another example of leftwing Jew-hatred?
Following the publication of this post and the complaints of many HonestReporting subscribers, CNN has removed the map in question and replaced it with an image of the aftermath of a Syrian airstrike in Aleppo.
While we question how the error occurred at all, nonetheless we commend CNN for taking prompt action.
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As the year draws to a close, CNN Money looks ahead focusing on “Beyond ISIS: 2016’s scariest geopolitical hot spots.” Unsurprisingly, Syria and the Middle East features. But look at the map above that CNN has chosen to accompany the text.
Israel has been wiped from the map and instead replaced with “Palestina,” a Spanish or Portuguese translation of Palestine. The image was taken from Getty Images’ iStock and is not a creation of CNN’s graphics team.
Clearly, however, somebody at CNN selected this image out of all the potential images that could have been chosen to illustrate the Middle East….
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