Unchecked MSNBC guest rails against 'bromides' granting Israel the right to defend itself

Il conduttore di sinistra Joy Reid ha permesso all'ospite di andare incontrollato mentre si scagliava contro “bromuri” che concedono Israele “il diritto di difendersi,” sostenendo invece che i palestinesi devono difendersi dagli ebrei.

The media itself is starting to air both sides of the dispute,” Rashid Khalidi, Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, told Reid.

Social media is doing things you all are not willing or able to do. The images people are seeing on social media, they cannot unsee. I think you have changes going on, things like the Tulsa riots, things like Black Lives Matter, are seen as connected by a very large number of people. Not just in the Democratic Party but particularly young people on campuses, young people all over the country. And I think this is something that is actually happening not just in the United States.

MSNBC’S VELSHI: ISRAEL’S TREATMENT OF PALESTINIANS IS APARTHEID

Khalidi said that while there isa lot of pushback,” he believespeople are moving in the direction of understanding that much, many of these bromides, that ‘Israel has the right to defend itself….do Palestinians have the right to defend themselves?” he stopped short.

‘Israel’s security’ — the most insecure people in Palestine and Israel are Palestinians and we talk about Israel’s security. If people are people and we believe in human rights, which the United States supposedly stands for, then the kinds of things we expect for ourselves, we should expect for people, not just in Israel but also in Palestine,” Khalidi continued.

Reid nodded along before claiming thatwe’re even seeing Jewish organizations characterizing what we’re seeing in Israel as apartheid which is something that used to only a small number of people would be willing to say publicly.

“mi chiedo, does that end up moving?” lei disse. Reid then questioned whether Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuhas a political interestin delaying a cease-firebecause this might get him past his corruption issues and keeping prime minister.

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