MSNBC host insults Israel’s ambassador, downplays threat: ‘Rockets rarely do damage’

In an interview with Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo dismisses the threat of Hamas rockets being fired upon Israel.

Oren said that no country in the world “would tolerate half of its population sitting in bomb shelters”. He said people are unable to work or go to school, and his country is prepared to take “legitimate means to defend its citizens” against the escalating rocket fire.

Schiavocampo asked Oren, “What would you say to those who argue that the rockets are essentially very ineffective, they rarely do damage and the Isreali’s response is disproportional to the threat they are under?”

Oren noted that the three people that died and the 150 people who have been injured as a result of the attacks would probably disagree with that assessment.

In a further insulting tone, Schiavocampo asks that despite Israel’s response to Gaza in the past, “doesn’t this show that Israel’s policy toward Gaza has been a failure?”

See the interview here:

 

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  • Donna

    I htink the new comentator is NUTS!! maybe she should to put in the middle of all the rocket fire and see how ineffective the rockets are, what a DUMB ASS

  • Roberta

    This women is a hateful Anti-semite like most , what does she know about how it feels to be fired on by

    Rockets all day and all night. She should be fired,,,,,

  • http://Foxnews Rhonda

    Hey Oren, what a piece of shit you are!!

  • Luther Henry

    MSNBC is the mouthpiece for the Hussein Obama administration, expressing their views, in effort to imply that they are the views of the American public..

  • https://twitter.com/MikeBPR Michael Dorstewitz

    If Mara were robbed at the point of a zip gun, and someone close by said to her, "Don't worry, zip guns are very ineffective," I sincerely doubt that information would ease her mind.