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Sunday, November 05, 2006


The euphemisms of genocide

Israel has murdered more than 40 48 Palestinians in Beit Hanoun in the last few days. And how does The New York Times headline (and lead) the story? "Israel Vows to Hit Gaza Until Rockets Subside." Israel is not "hitting" anything, and the object of its war crimes isn't a place, it's people. Israel is slaughtering Palestinians by the dozens, not "hitting Gaza."

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