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Of Grumpy Comments and Non-Sequiturs

News of a royal goof-up at the Jerusalem Post, whereby they published a story on the internet, with the comments of a grumpy copy editor intact! (Via An Unsealed Room)

“The Holocaust accompanied the establishment of the state; this is what is written in the Prophets and the Torah.” SO WHAT? THIS IS SUCH A NON-SEQUITUR.

[…]

This was the message hammered home to the elders in the community, including 76 year-old Ya’acov Frieman, and WHY MENTION SOMEONE, OR SOMETHING, FOR NO REASON?! the children at the settlement’s Neot Katif elementary school. Their principal, Yossi Krackover, rocking back and forth as if in prayer, reminded them that “Israel is victorious through the strength of its children.”

[…]

Suddenly all the chattering and the toasts of wine halted for a brief moment for the singing of the national anthem “Hatikva.” A cement truck roiled in the background. THESE THINGS JUST DON’T FIT ANYWHERE; THEY DON’T SUPPORT ANY POINT. IN FACT, THEY DETRACT FROM THE POINTS YOU’RE TRYING TO MAKE.

For more Jerusalem Post screw-ups, see my previous posts here, here and here.

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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