Israeli PM Netanyahu ‘trashed’ CNN and NYT…literally.

Via The Hill.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu borrowed a line from President Trump on Sunday, referring to CNN, The New York Times and other outlets as “fake news.”

Netanyahu was upset with reporting by the two news groups about a new political document from the Palestinian group Hamas.

“Ever wonder what fake news is?” Netanyahu asked in a social media posting. “Last week, headlines in CNN, Al Jazeera and The Guardian said Hamas now accepts a Palestinian state along the 1967 lines. The New York Times headline called this ‘moderation.’”….

While the Hamas document states a willingness for a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders, the group continues to back terrorism, Netanyahu argued, and has no interest in peace with Israel….

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  1. Alain41 says:

    Democracy Dies in Darkness and CNN, NYT, WaPo, et al, are dark as they can be.

  2. Pat_S says:

    I wonder if Netanyahu’s paper-in-the-waste-basket gesture was inspired by one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century: Chaim Herzog’s 1975 speech to the U.N., “No more than a piece of paper”

    Worth a listen.

  3. RobW says:

    This is an excellent deconstruction of the fake media’s moral equivalence foundation.

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