On Wednesday, anti-Israel commentators brought forth their newest argument: more Jews should have died in the Gaza clashes, to prevent perception of a massacre. Yes, Israel should have sent its soldiers forth to be killed in Gaza so that journalists from The New York Times could feel better about things.
Never mind that if Israel had not shot those attempting to break through its border, thousands of people would have died — any breach in the border fence would quickly have been followed by a mass rush through the border by terrorists and terrorist allies, forcing Israel to shoot huge quantities of people. Never mind that Israel was created specifically in order to prevent Jewish death, and to end global expectations that Jews had to die to achieve moral parity.
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