White House says Obama culpable in Gaza massacre

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By Stephen Gowans

At least, that was the implication of words spoken by White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Friday.

Earnest was doing his best to mobilize public opinion against what he called “the Putin regime.” That included holding Russian president Vladimir Putin responsible for downing Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. The White House spin doctor explained: “Whether it is the Russians themselves that pulled the trigger or Russian separatists trained by Russians, it’s all the same. It all goes back, ultimately, to Vladimir Putin.”

By the same reasoning, “Whether it is the Americans themselves that pulled the trigger in Gaza, so far killing over 1,000, most non-combatants, or Israeli soldiers equipped with US-supplied weapons, it’s all the same. It all goes back, ultimately, to Barack Obama.”

The difference, however, is that we know the US supplied the Israelis with the weapons that are killing Palestinians, flattening their homes, destroying…

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One Response to White House says Obama culpable in Gaza massacre

  1. beetleypete says:

    What’s good for the goose, the pot calling the kettle, and having your cake and eating it. All these age-old expressions come to mind whenever the US government spokesmen start talking.
    Sometimes I feel like putting my hands over my ears, and repeating ‘blah, blah, blah’.
    Best wishes from England, Pete.

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