CNN Gives Platform to Radical Rabbi Who Blames Israel For Civilian Casualties in Gaza

connor.williams | August 7, 2014
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While a nearly finished 72 hour cease-fire has at least temporarily stopped the war between Israel and Gaza, the media’s pro-Palestine slant has been unrelenting. On the August 7 edition of CNN Newsroom, host Carol Costello welcomed radical pro-Palestine rabbi Michael Lerner to the program, and he placed all of the blame on Israel for the conflict.

Lerner did have the courage to label Hamas as a “terrible and oppressive force,” but throughout the segment he criticized Israel’s  “oppressive” occupation and blockade of the Gaza strip. And when Costello asked the rabbi who “ is more to blame for so many casualties and deaths in Gaza, is it Israel or Hamas,” his answer revealed his distinctly anti-Israel bias: