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Hamas’s Shock Attack Should Spark Our Horror—and Our Questions

October 13, 2023
“After waking up early Saturday to sirens and a barrage of hundreds of rockets, we learned about the unprecedented assault that Palestinian militants from Gaza carried out on Israeli towns,” Haggai Matar writes from Tel Aviv. “Contrary to what many Israelis are saying, while the army was clearly caught completely off guard, this was not a ‘unilateral’ or ‘unprovoked’ attack.”

This week, Matar along with myriad other writers filing from New York to Gaza have reported on the conflict and mass murders playing out across the region. Amid the fog of misinformation, The Nation is striving to be a forum for accurate reporting and the voices of all who are suffering across the Middle East.

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  1. I am not horrified. Frankly, I don’t give a shit. People die all the time. Hamas are better than the IDF Nazis, and most of the people who ‘support Israel’ are tribal morons and liars who support imperialism and a giant concentration camp – I don’t give a shit about these people, and if all of them were dead, the world would be better. I’m sick of people who expect me to give a shit and pick teams. Nuke them all so they shut the fuck up already.
    And send Lindsey Graham to go fight Hamas, fucking geriatric parasite. Let’s see the hat child actor Ben Shapiro pick up a Galil and ‘mow the lawn’. Zionists, chicken hawk and Muhammad shysters can go suck each other’s dicks.

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