The Left loathes Israel, perhaps more than they hate America. Here, via Gateway Pundit, is yet the latest example. I guess the Left would just let Israel burn, how tolerant!
A leading leftist website is urging liberals not to donate to Israeal’s fire relief fund… Because Israel is a “rich” country.
The Atlantic today is urging liberals to turn their back on Israel:
Inevitably, the Jewish National Fund, which, among other things, plants forests in Israel, is asking for donations from Americans for its “Forest Fire Emergency Campaign,” in response to the massive fire spreading across the Carmel mountains. But I’m not giving.
Israel’s per capita GDP is nearly $30,000. Israel is a rich country. The fact that it doesn’t possess adequate firefighting equipment is its own fault. The fact that the leadership of its fire service is incompetent is its own fault (you can read more about that here). At some point, the good-hearted Diaspora Jews who still think of Israel as a charity case are going to have to tell their cousins to learn to fully-fund basic services like firefighting if they want to be thought of as citizens of an advanced country.
Well, there we go kids, more love from the Left.