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If Israel is Defending itself, you can be Sure Pallywood has Mobilized

5 sliv_the_eli11/16/2012 3:56:42 pm PST

re: #3 Charles Johnson

To be clear: there have been cases of faked injuries in the past, that were credibly documented. This is not one of them.

Charles: I’m not sure on what basis you make that statement other than the identity of the person who posted the clip — which, by the way, is a clip aired by the BBC, not the blogger’s own recreation of events. Unless the BBC is suddenly editing their footage to portray the Palestinians in a bad light in this regard, the video shows what it shows, which is certainly not someone who was, in fact, injured by a military strike.

If it helps, I suggest, looking at the footage again. After the individual in the tan jacket is shown walking around on his own at approx. 2:45 of the clip, keep watching the background, when he picks up what looks like a pole of some sort and is angrily waving it. That is not, to my knowledge, how a person injured in a military strike walks, moves or otherwise is able to carry himself.

If you see something different, or if I am missing something, please enlighten me. I am not unwilling to admit a mistake if it can be shown that I have don so.