They say Brendan O’Neill is a Telegraph hasbara blogger. So now I want to know what Hasbara is. Is it a cultural tradition, I wonder. Well, Palestinians have posted about Hasbara Bingo. I’m a bit behind the loop having spent too much time on Savile and matters relating to Savile. I turn to hasbarabusterblogspot. ‘The standard hasbara answer is….’ No, still no nearer.
Web Definition: ‘Israel’s public diplomacy efforts are called hasbara in Hebrew.’ Ah, I see…. It’s semantics. Mr Harrington said ‘It’s just semantics’ when a constituent objected to being called a ‘customer’ by the NHS.