Thursday's International Herald Tribune has published a cartoon that shows President Obama in two frames.
"Syria's Assad is out of control!
There's only one thing to do."
"Hope that Israel shows some guts!"
I don't know how such a sentiment escaped the oversight of Serge Schemann, whose idea of balance is to present an Arab or European critic of Israel countered by a Jewish or Israeli critic of Israel.
Nice way to start a Thursday morning.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
IHT Publishes Israel-friendly Cartoon
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