The lengths the Wash. Post will go to defame Israel

In its June 16 edition, the Washington Post runs a major piece in its news section about GOP presidential candidates planning to be no-shows for conservative commentator Glenn Beck's Israel-solidarity rally in Jerusalem on Aug. 24.  The four column headline above Rachel Weiner's article on page A2 reads:  "Beck's Israel rally hasn't hooked GOP candidates."  Weiner's lead paragraph reads in similar vein:  "No major 2012 GOP presidential candidate currently plans to attend the August rally in Israel being held by conservative firebrand and outgoing Fox News host Glenn Beck." The clear impression left on readers is that Beck has been turned down by Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann, Mike Huckabee and other GOP presidential hopefuls.. Except it's a wrong, baseless impression.  As Weiner herself is forced to admit:  "A Beck spokesman said that none of the major candidates have yet been asked to attend.  No one has been contacted or asked to...(Read Full Post)