Palestinian Plagiarism?

by Jonah Goldberg

I’m working on a column about Israel and Gaza. I followed a link from this Mark Steyn post to a piece by Canada’s Dr. Mohamed Elmasry. He writes:

Gaza has, in fact, been reduced to a new Auschwitz: the only difference – a nightmarish irony — is that Jews are now playing the role of Hitler’s ruthless SS.

Meanwhile I’d already found this piece by Palestinian “journalist” Khalid Amayreh. He writes:

Gaza has simply been reduced to a modern-day Auschwitz. The only difference is that Jews are now playing the role of the SS.

I don’t know if this rises to the level of plagiarism (nor do I really care) but it does highlight the cookie-cutter banality of this sort of junk.

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