There I was, praising Duran Duran for their savvy use of social media, including Twitter, and what did I come across last night in my Twitter feed? This:
Jnoubiyeh #Palestine: Biggest Escalation of Violence In Illegally Besieged #Gaza Since Operation Cast Lead. (By @AmoonaE) http://bit.ly/fuSHYQ
about 11 hours ago via web
Retweeted by SimonJCLeBON and 19 others
Not sure whether LeBon is a conscious supporter of Hamas, or just easily taken in by their propaganda, but either way I am disappointed. All one needs to do is pay a brief visit to Robert Spencer’s JihadWatch to get the real scoop. How much intellect does it take to recognize that, while Israeli bombs, fired in retaliation, may result in civilian deaths as collateral damage, it takes a Palestinian terrorist to break into a family’s home in the middle of the night and deliberately murder them in cold blood? And what sort of people would pass out candy in celebration of such a brutal attack?
UPDATE: It’s worse than I thought. LeBon tweeted this Saturday evening, Mar. 26:
For an independent view on what’s happening in Libya, Syria and the middle East follow @Jnoubiyeh
53 minutes ago via web
Only 2 fans (I was one) replied questioning him on this. Two or three others just went ahead and followed.