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February 26, 2014

One Picture Tells The Tale of Syria

I have no political point here. I am only posting this because some photographs are so arresting. So this is one of the few times I'm saying something nice about journalists.

The Daily Mail reports:

Hundreds of men, women and children fight to get to the front of the queue as a refugee camp in Damascus receives food parcels after being cut off for months.

Today the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) called on rebel forces and Al-Assad’s troops alike to allow ‘safe and unhindered humanitarian access’ to thousands of civilians in Yarmouk, a Palestinian district in the Syrian capital.

Yarmouk has seen some of the worst fighting in the capital, leading to severe food shortages and widespread hunger.

See the below picture for as powerful a proof as imaginable that one picture is worth a thousand words.



Picture credit: AFP/GettyImages

We should always remember: It can be worse. It is worse in most of the world; it has been worse for most of human history.

That isn't a call for "moderation" in fighting for freedom and human dignity; it's just noting that most Americans should be more grateful.

Thanks to BB.

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