Ooh, sometimes I get so steamed by the "MSM" (ie Main Streets Media)!
We're not even a month into the Israeli/Hezbollah violence, and ALREADY the New York Times is taking tentative steps towards explaining why Hezbollah might have kidnapped those two Israeli soldiers in the first place. (Something about a possible prisoner exchange or something.)
WHY OH WHY OH WHY would the New York Times start writing about this now? The body count hasn't even hit 500,000!
Talk about a buzz kill.
According to Times reporter Craig "Just Doin' My Job" Smith, Israel's imprisonment of 9,000+ Palestinian assholes "is an issue that animates Hezbollah and the Palestinians as much as anything else in their fight with Israel."
Dude, if I wanted an EXPLANATION OF THE SITUATION, I'd try to ACTUALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT MOTIVATES THE RELEVANT PARTIES INSTEAD OF RANTING ABOUT A CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS.