Helen Thomas to the Jews: Get the hell out of Palestine!

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What do you think about Helen Thomas's remarks?

  1. She was right

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  2. She was wrong

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  1. Foxfyre
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    In a recent interview, Helen Thomas was asked for a comment about Israel. Her response: "Get the hell out of Palestine."

    The interviewer asked her where they should go. She replied (paraphrased): Poland. Germany. America. Wherever they came from.

    What do you think? Is she just old and senile? She should get the pass she is getting from the mainstream media?

    Or maybe you think she's right on target.

    Breitbart.tv Helen Thomas Tells Jews — ‘Get the Hell Out of Palestine’ and Go Back to Germany & Poland
     
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    Her crassness and stupidity are not new, and it is just part and parcel of her inability to think to step two on any subject.

    I don't think she qualifies as an anti semite. She is just a generalized jerk, sort of like the kind of behavior your expect to see out of Dabney Coleman, Danny Divito, Sam Kinnison or Steve Martin.
     
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    How long before sangha starts championing moving the jews out of the ME?
     
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    I think she is just bitter. She is the most hideously ugly woman in the media.
     
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    For years she has been blown off as lacking any hint of credibility, why should now be any different?

    However, the goofy old twit may have accidentally stumbled onto something.
    The lands of the Eastern Med long ago (if they ever) stopped being a land flowing with milk and honey they are mostly arid, rocky, and of limited fertility. Germany and Poland are lands rich and ripe for agriculture and industry. Now the current inhabitants may object to being dislocated to make room for new settlers...
     
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    Yeah, that would make an even more interesting story, huh? You would really want to be a small burr on the saddle or a fly on the wall listening in. Can't you just see it? The Jewish patriarch, his family and ox in tow, knocks on the door of a grizzled German farmer and says, "Move over please. We're moving back."

    I'm sure that would go just as smoothly as anything.
     
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    Thomas has been an icon of the media for decades and she'll be remembered in history as a pioneer for women in the field of journalism. I'll give you that she effed up with her statement the other day and I don't excuse it in any way whatsoever. But, I'm not going to write off her entire career because of it. I also find comments about her appearance ignorant and misogynistic. This is 2010, y'all. Let's start assessing women in public life on the basis of their behavior, not on how attractive (or not) one thinks she is.
     
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    She would like to see the stupidity stop that the current government of Isreal is perpetuating.

    I would like to see it stop too.
     
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    As smoothly as when they decided to 'move back' to Palestine. How ironic.
     
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    Funny how the right seems to pretend the Germans would exicute any returning Jews.
     

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