… to this:
That explains how things turned so ugly so fast. The Israelis are not particularly fond, especially where Gaza in concerned, of attempts to kidnap soldiers. Not that there wasn’t a link between the underplayed “Spring Break” part of the trip and the much-discussed “trying to murder Jews” segment:
See what I mean, though, about these ISM Walter Mitty types being in way over their heads?
* Gaza flotilla due to leave southern Turkey [AlJazeeraEnglish / YouTube]
* Demonstrators Use Violence Against Israeli Navy Soldiers Attempting to Board Ship [idfnadesk / YouTube]
* Gaza flotilla participants invoked killing of Jews [palwatch / YouTube]
* So A Bunch Of Stoners, Some Hamas Thugs, And Two Well-Armed Antisemites Float Into A Blockade… [Mere Rhetoric]