August 22, 2008
Thirteen million Jews worldwide don’t sign ‘don’t bomb Iran’ petition
In what must be a contender for most understated headline and sub-head of all time, our friends at the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) offer this:
The article does not mention the real story—out of 13.3 million possible Jewish signatories to this statement, only 150 people signed on, including the notorious anti-Zionist radical Noam Chomsky, not-a-household-name Canadian concert pianist Anton Kuerti, and two semi-famous Israeli wack jobs.
To me, that’s the story, and the headline. It’s Sherlock Holmes’ dog that didn’t bark:
John McCain sings ‘Bomb bomb bomb, bomb Iran’