Twitter comments by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani boasting victories over the idiot countries of the world got me thinking. What if Nazi leader Adolf Hitler could have tweeted his thoughts after his conference with then British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain at Munich?
Hmmm. perhaps he would have said something like hashtag/Peace in our time. Sure, Right, LOL, or hashtag/Gotta love those Brits. Or maybe hashtag/Look out Jews.
However, I was quickly plagued by the thought that had Hitler tweeted his intent, would the world have cared or paid attention?
Judging from the reaction to Iran’s tweets, apparently not.
Hashtag/Oh those Mullahs, what kibitzers!
I will refrain from Brits-bashing in this piece except to say their anti-Semitism still remains intact, despite the fact no Jewish accountants have ever been accused of blowing up London trains, or chopping up British soldiers on city streets.
No tweets from Hitler, no matter how obvious, would have changed the course of World War II, and more frighteningly, it doesn’t seem that it will affect the current craziness, either.
Iran’s intent to rule the world with a caliphate empire is not a secret, hashtag/terrorism/nuclear ambitions.
Yet no matter how blatant their gall and rhetoric, the world laughs, as it laughed at old Adolph and his kinky mustache. Oh those despots, what kidders!
Sadly, I am not surprised the world is oblivious to what is staring it in the face; human nature never changes and a fool remains a fool.
What frightens me is the fact I have always embraced the notion that had there been an Israel before WWII, at least six million lives could have been saved. Perhaps more.
In my mind I see Israel as some type of intervention against the evils of Nazism. Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound, faster than a speeding bullet, to swoop in and save its people from the atrocities of the Germans. I now see Israel may have to stand alone.
There are approximately six and a half million Jews in Israel today. An interesting number to be sure with almost half the world’s Jewish population in one place. Hashtag/convenient for the haters goals. Perhaps there is no way to stop history from repeating itself.
Lest anyone thinks it was just Hitler hell bent on killing Jews, I must remind everyone, he was in cahoots with the Mufti and other Arab leaders in his murderous intent.
Now, Iran speaks loudly and clearly that it will destroy Israel and the Jewish people.
The world’s reaction to this bit of news? Hashtag/what a kidder?
The president of the United States ends the successful oppressive sanctions on Iran’s regime that may well have led to the demise of the Mullahs. This action will allow Iran to speed rapidly toward its goal of world domination. Hashtag/ethnic cleansing.
What was going on in the leader of the free world’s mind, I choose not to think. Or perhaps it will serve no purpose to truly know his intentions when his actions frighten us enough.
Sadly, Israel must: Israel is forced to deal with the betrayal of a once valuable ally and stand alone in its determination to avoid extinction. Hashtag/dodo bird/Israel.
The real tragedy is Israel may not be able to avoid this and may just wind up a footnote in the annals of human history.
Rational people see the Jewish state as the barrier in the march of Islamic extremism and increased worldwide terror.
This new Iranian policy is a conundrum for the Israeli government. Enabling Iran’s nuclear ambitions has put Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a highly explosive position.
If Israel attacks, there will be sure and swift retribution. Iran has been preparing for such an eventuality for years by arming Hezbollah and Hamas with highly effective weaponry they will use against Israel immediately.
The United States is not even a player in the scenario it has created, however the entire Middle East will succumb to flames and death.
If Israel does not attack before Iran secures nuclear weapons, the entire region will eventually be forced into a nuclear exchange of apocalyptic proportions. Hashtag/Israel and Saudis friends? Whodda guessed?
US President Harry Truman was a smart man and a great president. He ended World War II when he realized the rules of engagement had changed.
Japanese Kamikaze pilots were a real game changer. Truman understood one couldn’t overcome an enemy who is willing to die to kill you. Hashtag/art of war relevant no more.
Unfortunately, this lesson has been lost in the annals of time.
The United States today, under President Barack Obama, is as naïve about world terrorism and its mindset as a victim in a Wes Craven thriller. Hashtag/someone is behind you, turn around!
When the administration called the Fort Hood massacre a workplace violence incident, I laughed out loud. Then I cried. Hashtag/Islam is a Peaceful Religion.
I cried for all the children who will be murdered in the upcoming holocaust.
Madmen don’t have a sense of humor. Madmen kill and that’s how they get their laughs. Hashtag/Yuk it up with Charlie Manson.
When good men begin to take the crazies of the world seriously and proactively instead of with their usual reactive response, children will stop dying and evil will stop winning.
I wish to tweet a message to the nations of the world:
“Peace on you. hashtag/how stupid can you be?”
Norma Zager is an award-winning investigative journalist and author. Her passion for Israel has driven her to dedicate the past decade to writing and having a radio show about Israel. This is the latest in the series “Postcards from America – Postcards from Israel,” a collaboration between Zager and Ari Bussel, a foreign correspondent reporting from Israel. Bussel and Zager collaborate both in writing and on the air in a point-counter-point discussion of all things Israel-related.