Sunday, February 27, 2011

Chilean miners in Israel

There is turmoil throughout the Middle East, history is unfolding before our eyes, and there is not enough pages in the newspapers to cover the developments in the region, and yet the New York Times has a long article about a propaganda visit by a group of Chilean miners to Israel.  Even the Israeli propagandist, Isabel Kershner, admits that the trip is a cheap propaganda ploy:  "The trip, which Israel clearly intended as good public relations..."  Yet, she goes on to cover that (non)story.