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Takket

(21,942 posts)
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 07:18 PM Apr 5

Poll: Has the World Central Kitchen deaths changed your opinion of the Israel/Hamas war at all?

Reminder this poll is not how you FEEL about the deaths, but about your opinions on what you think Israel should do in Gaza after the deaths.


55 votes, 5 passes | Time left: Unlimited
No, I didn't support what Israel was doing before, and my opinion hasn't changed.
37 (67%)
No, I fully supported what Israel was doing before, and my opinion hasn't changed.
14 (25%)
Yes, I think Israel should should slow down or stop it's war efforts now because of the WCK deaths.
4 (7%)
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Poll: Has the World Central Kitchen deaths changed your opinion of the Israel/Hamas war at all? (Original Post) Takket Apr 5 OP
Regardless of what happens, I'll vote straight D this fall Kaleva Apr 5 #1
Totally agree bottomofthehill Apr 5 #2
This has made me even more pissed off BigmanPigman Apr 5 #3
Netanyahu was deservedly radioactive well before this TheKentuckian Apr 5 #4
One of his goals is to get TFG reelected over Biden. haele Apr 5 #5
I recall hearing/reading BigmanPigman Apr 5 #7
I voted yes edhopper Apr 5 #6
I will support Biden. I do not support the "genocide Joe", "send Biden a message" crowd. LeftInTX Apr 5 #8
💀✌️ Sewa Apr 6 #9
Actually it somewhat confirmed my beliefs. Israel exploited an Overton Window Model35mech Apr 6 #10

Kaleva

(36,629 posts)
1. Regardless of what happens, I'll vote straight D this fall
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 07:24 PM
Apr 5

My opinion is that Biden and his administration will do the best they can in working to resolve this. Whatever course of action they take is the one I'll support

bottomofthehill

(8,427 posts)
2. Totally agree
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 08:09 PM
Apr 5

Hamas is still holding 6 American hostages and murdered close to 30 on Oct 7th. Maybe they should give us our citizens back and Israel its citizens back, apologize and commit to lever moving to slaughter Israeli citizens again and the war can stop. Unfortunately, it is not President Biden’s war to stop…..he is a good man, better than I am and would and is probably doing all he can to stop but again, the US is not at war.

BigmanPigman

(51,845 posts)
3. This has made me even more pissed off
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 09:35 PM
Apr 5

than I was before. Bibi does NOT respect the US and he is thumbing his nose at Biden and that is NOT COOL! It almost seems like he wants to push the US help away. His actions seem to support this theory. It is as if he wants the US to stop military support. Could he really be that stupid? What is his plan/goal? Is he planning on continuing this path without US support? I guess we'll find out soon.

TheKentuckian

(25,190 posts)
4. Netanyahu was deservedly radioactive well before this
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 09:53 PM
Apr 5

which creates an environment where nothing he does or doesn't do can avoid being seen through jaundiced eyes but even after about six months I've yet to get any clarity on what difference we have with someone far more moderate in charge.

I not only fail to buy that any other plausible Israeli government would not be going hammer and tongs in response to 10/7 but further that no plausible government on Earth in similar circumstances would be dramatically different including and especially our own.

There is a full of shit factor here that I see no way out of.

Israel is being held to standards no other nation has ever or even contemporaneously, again including and especially our own.

haele

(12,782 posts)
5. One of his goals is to get TFG reelected over Biden.
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 09:53 PM
Apr 5

Other than that, other goals are to stay out of jail, make more money as a dictatorial Prime Minister, and make Israel one state without regard to any Palestinians, no matter what the original intent of the Balfor agreement was. This conflict is the only thing keeping him in his power base.
If he could remove the citizenship of all Arabs in Israel proper, he'd do that, too.
Whether or not there is a Hamas, Hezbollah, or PA to fight against. He's always been a corrupt, hardliner asshole.

Haele

BigmanPigman

(51,845 posts)
7. I recall hearing/reading
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 10:02 PM
Apr 5

that tRump was no longer fond of Bibi since Bibi spoke well of Biden and tRump thought he was not loyal enough. Loyalty is a big deal with him.

LeftInTX

(26,349 posts)
8. I will support Biden. I do not support the "genocide Joe", "send Biden a message" crowd.
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 10:21 PM
Apr 5

I would like to see us stop aid to Israel, but I also read that Israel may have already paid for this last batch of military aid.

As for Israel:

They're corrupt, but Hamas is much, much worse. I go back and forth. I can't stand Netanyahu, but he isn't anything like Trump. Netanyahu is a product of the people who support him. I don't think Israel is gonna change. There are lots of extremists in Israel and they aren't going away.

The event with WCK did bring to light how these unfortunate events happen. I feel there is a shoot first mentality, but their military is very different than our military. They usually engage in short wars, not drawn out big affairs.

I wish there was a two state solution on the horizon, but I don't see one. Things are gonna continue over there. Israel may give up on the Gaza war in a few months, Hamas will rebuild and it will start all over again.

Model35mech

(1,809 posts)
10. Actually it somewhat confirmed my beliefs. Israel exploited an Overton Window
Sat Apr 6, 2024, 06:15 AM
Apr 6

that allowed Israel's conservative government to act on long-standing sentiments and policy preferences about Palestinians in Gaza. The perception of over-reach has simply become stronger and will significantly narrow that window.

For Israel hawks it was a special opportunity to do things that wouldn't have been tolerated. This is much like the way that Bush's NeoCons pushed the "opportunities" that 9/11 created in order deflect from rejection of intelligence that detected the threat, and to attack a country actually not much involved in the WTC attacks but hostile toward our ally in the region.


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