Earlier today on Hudson NY (via RaymondIbrahim.com) I discussed the Egyptian military’s recent massacre of Christian civilians and the mainstream media’s attempts to portray it as “sectarian strife”:
Sunday, the Egyptian military opened fire on thousands of Christians protesting in Maspero, Cairo. In the words of one Christian eyewitness, armored vehicles “came at great speed and drove into the crowds, going backwards and forwards, mowing people under their wheels. The most horrible scene was when one of the vehicles ran over a Copt’s [Christian’s] head, causing his brain to explode and blood was all over the place. We got a clear message today that we are no first class citizens.”
Various numbers of casualties have been given; AINA asserts that at least 35 Christians were massacred, many beyond recognition, and over 300 wounded; hundreds are still missing. Graphic pictures of some of the slain can be seen here.
Of course, you would not know any of this following the Western mainstream media (MSM). Conditioned to always appear “fair and balanced–”especially when the incidents being reported are neither””the MSM is giving the impression that the conflict consisted of equal violence and intolerance from both the military and “militant” Christians””or, to use the MSM’s favorite, and increasingly meaningless, euphemism, “sectarian strife,” conjuring up images of equally armed, equally militant factions fighting for supremacy.
Meanwhile, the MSM avoids the most obvious aspect of the conflict: religion, as Muslims””yet again””mow down infidel minorities for all to see…