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Israel? Wrap it up, sweetie, we’re starting to get queasy

January 9, 2009

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The situation in Gaza became more grim yesterday as the Red Cross discovered starving Palestinian children clinging to their dead mothers’ bodies. The Red Cross complained that it had tried to get Israel to allow access to the area on Sunday, but wasn’t allowed in until Wednesday. A rep for the humanitarian group said, “The Israeli military must have been aware of the situation but did not assist the wounded. Neither did they make it possible for us or the Palestine Red Crescent to assist the wounded.”

Salon’s Glenn Greenwald wonders why both of America’s political parties are so strongly in Israel’s corner. Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell drafted a non-binding resolution expressed their full support for Israel. The resolution is seen as “a bid to keep [Republicans] from ‘out-hawking‘ the Democrats on the issue.”

Last night, we polled 700,000 Americans and asked them, “what would it take for Israel to lose your support?” Here’s the results:
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