Olympics of Appeasement and the Rise of anti-Semitism

A few days ago it was announced that Great Britain's Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt, will not join the international campaign for a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. There have been calls for a moment of silence from around the world which include governments. From fifty members of the British Parliament, the German Bundestag, one hundred and forty members of the Italian Parliament, about 100 Australian members of Parliament including the Prime Minister and the opposition leader, the Canadian parliament, and the US Senate both unanimously passed resolutions calling for a moment of silence. The International Olympic Committee has dropped the ball by its decision not to hold a moment of silence at the London Olympic Games. It's about much more than a moment of silence. It should be obvious that the murder of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, at an event that is suppose to represent global...(Read Full Post)