Augean Stables: The gruesome and the grotesque: Gaza hospitals, Hamas, and Western useful infidels

The Times (London, UK), not normally a paper that favors Israel has a great political cartoon out [at left].

In part, it’s a response (finally) to a piece by a Palestinian French journalist who was interrogated by Hamas thugs inside Shiffa Hospital in Gaza City.

The article, which was published by the French (very anti-Israeli) newspaper Libération, has since been removed by the request of the author who apparently fears for his safety as long as it’s up. The Tablet has a copy of the article up.  Elder of Ziyon published a translation, further discussed at the Algemeiner.

Hamas has threatened journalists not just for articles, but for tweets.

One cannot underestimate the role of intimidation in shaping the news we read and hear…