Bari Weiss Delves into the Audacious Brutality of Hamas and the Left’s Milquetoast Reaction

by | Oct 11, 2023 | News Analysis, Commentary and Opinion

Examining the Unsettling Realities: The Cruelty of Hamas

In yesterday’s sobering article, “When People Tell You Who They Are, Believe Them,” former New York Times reporter Bari Weiss, delves into the chilling realities of the current conflict involving Hamas. Weiss’ journalistic lens focuses on the disturbing openness of Hamas in broadcasting their barbaric acts, the harrowing individual experiences of victims, and a perplexing global reaction that ranges from silent indifference to overt support.

Weiss’ insightful remark on the conflict serves as an eye-opener for Americans unfamiliar with the true nature of the Far Left’s Decolonization Movement:

“This is what ‘decolonization’ really looks like. Look carefully at who is cheering it on.”

(Below) At the following New York Times Square rally, supporters of Hamas equate the attack on Israel as fighting ‘Colonialism.’

Hamas’ Unprecedented Openness

In her article, Weiss contrasts the secrecy of Nazi war crimes during World War II with Hamas’ blatant broadcasting of their violent acts. Unlike the Nazis, who hid their extermination camps, Hamas openly documents and shares their brutality on social media, terrorizing not just individual victims but entire communities and nations.

The Threat of Public Executions

Adding to the terror is Hamas’ audacious threat to execute hostages on live television, as well as reports of beheading infants and children. This grotesque display has forced parents to take unprecedented protective measures, like deleting social media apps to shield their children from the horrific content. The situation marks a new, disturbing frontier in terrorism that shatters previously held boundaries of human decency.

(Below) Journalist Bari Weiss describes the personal horrors of what continues to unfold in Israel.

The Far Left’s Reaction: From Silence to Support

Amid the shocking acts of violence, the Far Left’s response has varied from silence and indifference to outright support. Public gatherings celebrating the brutality have taken place in cities worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to the streets of Berlin, London, Toronto, and New York. Even in the political sphere, silence prevails. For example, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, who prominently hangs a Palestinian flag outside her office, has refrained from commenting on the atrocities inflicted upon Israelis. Such reactions or lack thereof raise serious questions about the Left’s moral direction.

(Below) Representative Rashida Tlaib (D) poses beside the Palestinian flag displayed outside her Capitol Hill office.

Tlaib with Palestinian flag

(Below) Representative Rashida Tlaib (D) questioned on her stance on Hamas attacking Israel civilians as she walked through the halls of the Capitol.

Muted Academia

One of the most bewildering aspects is the resounding silence emanating from prestigious academic institutions. These universities have often been quick to comment on global events, whether it be the killing of George Floyd or the war in Ukraine. Their tepid response to the present crisis and how their own students show support for Hamas raises questions about the values they purport to uphold.

(Below) Harvard students, all wearing the Palestinian keffiyeh, show solidarity for Hamas.

Harvard out of Palestine

It took the actions of the Harvard Students to prompt a milquetoast response from Harvard President on the events in Israel.

(Below) Harvard University President’s response to Hamas attacking Israel over the weekend. Click image to read entire statement.

War in the Middle East - Harvard University President statement.

Graphic Content Warning: Reports of Infant Beheadings in Kibbutz Kfar Aza Confirmed

The following images are graphic in nature and are for mature readers only. Proceed with caution.

The following is yesterday’s controversial report by @Nicole_Zedek from i24 News, based in Israel. Although the Journalist states she has not seen the bodies herself, she says Israeli Defense Force (IDF) troops have reported to have seen them. This morning, CBS News confirmed through two direct sources — including Yossi Landau, head of operations of the southern region of Zaka — that they personally seen the bodies of beheaded babies from the Kibbutz Kfar Aza massacre.

(Below) Ben Shapiro publishes photos of people burned alive in cars during the Hamas attack on civilians.

Ben Shapiro X photos of Isralis burned alive by Hamas

The Futile Escalation

While some might argue that Hamas’ actions aim to liberate Palestine, the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, these acts are instigating a cycle of violence, likely to lead to further loss of life on both sides of the conflict. It is a lose-lose situation for Palestine.
As violence is openly displayed and even celebrated, and as institutions that should stand for reason and justice remain silent, one must question where we are heading as a global society.

Follow Bari Weiss’ war coverage at The Free Press.

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