Indymedia UK is limbering up for yet another whack at the hornets’ nest. A near final draft of a feature on how it became a haven for racist scum is knocking about their system.
Yet again, it shows all the tactical nous of a sniper with Tourettes. Yet again, what they are saying is blinder to what is going on around them than Mister Magoo with cataracts:
There is nary a mention of connections to holocaust deniers like Eisen, Zuendel (whose website carries Atzmon) to the extreme right like David Duke; of virulent Antisemitic hate sites like Radical Press, whom Atzmon personally contributed at least one article. Nor of links with crackpot paedophile apologist Israel Shamir.
This isn’t journalism. It is whitewash and spin that would make Alistair Campbell wet his gusset:
Moreover, yet again certain internal factions are going to sully the name of Indymedia UK with a rehabilitation of persons who make a virtue of soiling support for Palestine with anti-Semitism and holocaust denial.
We await a final version to appear on their site before we take the text to task. Besides, we can hardly believe they really are going to be that bloody stupid.