Complaints from the mainstream media over the disproportionate nature of the Israel-Hamas conflict have reached a fever pitch in recent weeks. The problem for them, it seems, is that not enough Israelis are dying in this fight between a democratic state and terrorist-run land. Leave it to CNN commenator Marc Lamont Hill to make the point a little bit more explicit.
Recently, the media have been asking the question of whether it is hypocritical to grant Israel military funding while at the same time criticizing Israel’s military actions in Gaza. In a discussion on the August 4 edition of CNN Newsroom, Hill attacked Israel’s Iron Dome system, seemingly lamenting the fact that it has limited Israeli deaths, leading to the disproportionate outcome of the war liberals so often mention. He absurdly claimed: