BBC Bowen Is Playing The Jew Hatred Card


Dave posted a solid round up of reactions to Netanyahu’s speech yesterday focusing on US politicians. But of course, we have to note that the BBC’s Jeremy Bowen also had his say. Taking one look at Elie Wiesel, who upon hearing Netanyahu would be speaking immediately took out a full page ad declaring he would be there, Bowen tweeted the following:

And here is exactly what Netanyahu said about the Holocaust:

But Iran’s regime is not merely a Jewish problem, any more than the Nazi regime was merely a Jewish problem. The 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis were but a fraction of the 60 million people killed in World War II. So, too, Iran’s regime poses a grave threat, not only to Israel, but also the peace of the entire world. To understand just how dangerous Iran would be with nuclear weapons, we must fully understand the nature of the regime.

Netanyahu was stressing the universality of carnage in the whole of WWII, not just the Holocaust! He could have said 11 million (the approximate numbers of those killed directly by the Nazis) but he went even bigger stressing all those who died including combatants on all sides.

And of course this was popular amongst a loyal band of his followers:

But of course, where there is darkness, let us bring light:

And our own Jono fired back a couple of zingers:


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