Ed Driscoll

So They Rode On His Head In Their Furry Donkey

At NRO’s Media Blog, Tom Gross examines the just slightly biased photo caption of a Palestinian boy wrestling with a bucking donkey*, and wonders if the Associated Press has a case of “Stockholm Syndrome” in the West Bank.

Why not? Most other news agencies there certainly do.

Related: At what point do Palestinian terrorists become “extremists” in the eyes of the press? Apparently, not until they kidnap a fellow journalist.


* Hence the reference to The Who’s “Happy Jack” in the above title, in case you’re wondering. And man, do you know your mod sixties pop trivia or what for catching it!