Friday, November 23, 2012

Who is Goliath?

Phil Weiss (Mondoweiss)
I went to Thanksgiving yesterday in my wife's childhood community of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, (affluent, gentile) and was struck by the criticisms of Israel over the Gaza assault. "Those poor people can't escape anywhere," said a middle-aged woman, speaking of Gazans. While a relative said the imbalance of forces between Israel and Hamas reminded her of a schoolyard bully. "Or let's say you see your neighbor mercilessly beating his dog. And he says to you, Well he snarled at me. That's not an excuse. Really it's a David and Goliath situation." 
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