National Review Online Calls for Expulsion of Palestinians
Joining the growing chorus of right-wing voices in the United States calling for the expulsion of the Palestinian people from the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, John Deberyshire, a contributing editor to the National Review magazine, published the following article on the website National Review Online. In “Why Don‘t I Care About the Palestinians?” he endorses the ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians as “the best option” to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. His rationale for this, and his explanation for “Why Don‘t I Care About the Palestinians?” seems to be simply that they are Arabs. In a moment of pure racism, he argues that “Being Arabs, they are incapable of constructing a rational policy…”
The National Review Online has been the site of numerous offensive and outrageous columns in recent months, but in this case they have chosen to publish an article advocating not only a massive war crime, but what would, given the scope and scale of the crime advocated, undoubtedly constitute a crime against humanity.