Attack of the Guardian

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Believe it or not, tucked away in this post from the Guardian’s music blog is an attack on yours truly.

Elsewhere it was popstar blogs getting news hacks in a fluster. Rocky Gray from Evanescence let it “slip” that singer Amy Lee had gagged him after leaving the band – cue mass-media hysteria – while Pele from the Hives only had to mention he’d had breakfast with Jack White to generate a trillion rumours of what their Raconteurs collaboration will sound like.

But there were weirder stories tucked away underneath all this. Winner of this week’s oddest blog is the notorious Israellycool.com, which gently skips between right-wing rants against Islam, posts about science fiction and – what else? – blogs about the Eurovision song contest. Apparently, the Finnish organisers for this year’s bash felt so uncomfortable about the Israeli entry (Teapacks’ Push The Button) and its allusions to nuclear war, they’ve changed the lighting and stage set-up in order to diminish their chances of winning. Lead singer Kobi Oz has threatened to appear naked in protest, although that still won’t be half as scary as Scooch.

I’ve asked the blogger in question – a music writer called Tim Jonze (not to be confused with Tom Jones) to justify his statement that my rants are against Islam.

In the meantime, it is good to see that The Guardian is so beyond the pale, that even its music writers have a degree in moonbattery.

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A lawyer by education, David Lange - founder and managing editor of Israellycool - found his calling in advocating for Israel and the Jewish people. He is available for public speaking engagements.