[A-List] Helen Thomas Fired for Simple Honesty on Euronews Film Clip
Suzanne de Kuyper
suzannedk at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 00:46:07 MDT 2010
The seconds of the shot is of the side of her articulate face and
voice speaking of the Palestinians "I'm getting the hell out of
Palestine!" "You've got to remember, these people are occupied!"
"They are not occuppied by Germans or Poland!" "This is their
The picture of her fades into an announcement that the filmed comment
began an immediate Israeli firestorm of invective, added to by The
White House and then that she was immediately fired (89 years old).
She apologizes, saying "The only way peace will come to the the Middle
East is for all to governments to recognize the need for mutual
And on to other news, leaving one wondering if CNN will carry the
exact same clip.
R. Emmanuelle, old friend of Obama, probably coordinated the
murderous criminal Israeli military attack on the Flotilla Ships,
between Israel and the U.S.. It would not have been done as it
carefully was, otherwise.
Helen has covered U.S. Presidents since John F. Kennedy, opening the
way for women to rise in numbers in journalism and in politics.
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