So are the Japanese to blame for provoking the sea? After all, they are the ones who have decided to live in an area where earthquakes occur. While the current situation is a tragedy, don’t the Japanese themselves share some of the blame?
O.K. before I get lynched, let me say very quickly that my heart goes out to all the victims of the tragedy in Japan. My wife is Japanese and she has many family members there (so far everyone is accounted for thankfully.) I have put details on how you can help below.
No, one one should ever write what I wrote above. Certainly no journalist would ever get away with it. You simply do not blame the victims of tragedy.
Yet when it comes to Israel, there are those who think that it is entirely appropriate to do just that. The LA Times now has an editorial where they essentially blame the Fogels for their own deaths.
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