Stephen FryWhether intentional or not, it is a sick joke to suggest, as Fry does, that the words of Hamas are somehow more problematic than the actions of the racist war criminals of the State of Israel but given the stance of most of the mainstream media on Israel and the Palestinians there is always more space for denouncing Hamas and using their ridiculous charter as an excuse for Israel's war criminality than there is to denounce Israel.
June 03, 2015
Can Stephen Fry be serious?
The trouble with asking comedians their view on a certain thing is that you don't know if their answer is a joke or not. That is certainly the case with Jews for Justice for Palestinians signatory, Stephen Fry. See this in the most recent New Statesman. It's headed "What you can't say. Stephen Fry, Slavoj Žižek, Elif Shafak and more say the unsayable". Now cop this: