humanitarian.

It seems that Richard Silverstein got a bit irritated with me for exposing his hypocrisy and double standards – and in particular his unabashedly evil criticism of Israel for sending a huge, well-equipped medical relief team to Haiti after the earthquake.  He replied angrily, accusing me of being rude.

Let’s take a look at some of Silverstein’s own statements:

“When you can translate Hebrew as well as Sol Salbe then you can talk. Till then shutup.”

“If you ever mature enough to actually write comments w/o snark & all the other infantilisms you introduce into yours you may let me know”

“Either you can read them & respect them or you’ll lose yr comment privileges. I won’t even debate this noxiousness.”  (After the woman he was banning had proved that a pregnant Palestinian woman was planning to use her pregnancy to stage a suicide bombing attack – which would have killed her unborn baby as well.)

“you think you’re the first numbskull to say these things here?”

“more like fucking obnoxious”

“If you wish to continue to be an ass”  (Pot-kettle anyone?)

“you nitwits”

“Lord protect us fr. the idiot hasbara crowd.”

“You are really a very stupid person.”

All this from a man who accuses ME of being rude.  And these are just a tiny fractions of the examples I could have given if I had more staminia for intellectual slumming in Silverstein’s cesspool.

Now let’s look at some of the comments he has tolerated from friendly commentators who support his hostility to the Jewish state:

MARY: my remark that Zionists have control over the news media is my own opinion, and there is nothing “dumb and thuggish” about it…  I will not withdraw or repudiate my remark about control of the media…”

MARY: “You incredible, outrageous hasbarist. My temper is thinning fast.” (Hasbarist is Mary’s and Silverstien’s term for anyone who presents eloquent, factually based arguments  in favour of Israel.)

SHIRIN: “You’re either an idiot, or a liar, or both.”  (To the woman who exposed the case of the pregnant Palestinian woman trying to carry out a suicide bombing.)

MARY: “Are you really that dense, or are you being deliberately obtuse?”

ELIZABETH: “More verbal diarrhea from Cociella”   (Elizabeth is another member of Silverstein’s ideology-brothel)

LYN: “Haitians are lucky Haiti isn’t next to Israel, or Israel would deem them the seething, angry, vengeance-ridden savages and test their weapons on them.”  (Now that’s already an antisemitic lie.  But Silverstein tolerated it.)

MARY: “what a bunch of fascist creeps you really are”

MARY: (again – sigh) “I’m actually gratified to have gotten under your rather reptilian skin”  (If you’re thinking that Mary is a foul-mouthed whore, you’re probably right.)

Just as a matter of interest, at the end of his cesspool of lies about Israel and its excellent medical aid for Haiti after the earthquake, Silverstein uses cowardly innuendo (which is typical of Silverstein) to imply that Israel was responsible for the United States blocking the delivery of “desperately needed medical supplies.”  This is after he has just spent paragraphs criticizing Israel for bringing in medical supplies on the grounds that such supplies were NOT necessary?

And we’re supposed to take Silverstein seriously?

 

When I wrote my last post about Richard Silverstein’s attack on Israel for giving medical aid to Haiti, I didn’t realize quite how mendacious and rude he was.  (I should have done, as I have seen how rude he is when his arguments are refuted by his intellectual superiors – which most people are.)  Here is an example.  Some one responded to the article as follows:

This is quite a bad translation. Whole sentences are missing. I’ll deal with this tomorrow, I have productive activity ahead of me.

A perfectly polite and reasonable response.  And how does Silverstein, who controls the blog reply?  Like this:

When you can translate Hebrew as well as Sol Salbe then you can talk. Till then shutup.

“I have productive activity ahead of me.”

That’s it. You’re done. I’ve had about as much snark as I can take. If you ever mature enough to actually write comments w/o snark & all the other infantilisms you introduce into yours you may let me know & I can reinstate you. Till then you’re toast.

Note first the puerile sarcasm of the half-witted Silverstein:  “When you can translate…” And the yobbish rudeness: “Till then shutup.”  Next Silverstein has the audacity to accuse the other person of lacking maturity – that’s rich coming from Silverstein – and then he does what he so often does when he can’t refute an argument: he bans the person from his forum.  And this is the same Silverstein who likes to pretend that he wants to hold serious discussion.

What can one say about Silverstein.  Well, he’s a liar and hypocrite for a start.