Remember the ruckus at SWJ about Nir Rosen’s visit with the Taleban? The one where opponents of “embedding with the enemy” reminisced misty-eyed about the Greatest War when the press served as a propaganda tool? Now Israeli politicians are using the same argument to justify keeping the media out of Gaza:
‘We must not allow international press to open a public relations office for terrorists,’ Trade and Industry Minister Eli Yishai said in a statement.
I’m sure Dave and Bing agree.