Seattle PI Honors Saint Rachel
In an article about notable people who died this year, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer chooses to honor the terror-enabling tool of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, who threw her life away defending smugglers’ tunnels in Rafah: Passages. (Hat tip: Dave Brown.)
They changed the way we worked, played, lived. They made us see the world in different ways. They made us smile. Sometimes, they made us cry. Whether their lives were long and full, or tragically shortened, they became a part of the fabric of who we all are in the Northwest. Here are just some of those who died this year, leaving our lives a little richer for having known them. …
Rachel Corrie, 23, an activist from Olympia who was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer while protesting the destruction of Palestinian homes in the Rafah refugee camp. After its internal investigation, the Israeli military said the driver of the bulldozer could not see Corrie. Corrie’s parents were not satisfied with the Israeli explanations, and in September they called for an independent U.S. investigation of her death. Corrie died March 16.
Here is the person the Seattle PI wants us to believe “left our lives a little richer,” teaching hatred to Palestinian children: