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UNRWA - United Nazis Resource Weapons Arsenal Spokesman Chris Gunness Has Meltdown On Twitter And Become "Unhinged"

December 6, 2014

UNRWA Spokesman Chris Gunness Suffers Mental Breakdown on Twitter

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On December 6, 2014 @ 8:10 pm In The Point

During the Hamas attacks on Israel, in which the UNRWA whose local staff is dominated by Hamas supporters was complicit, Chris Gunness had become its public face, appearing everywhere and even breaking down during one broadcast.

Now Gunness has suffered another breakdown, this time on Twitter.

Gunness lost his cool over an op-ed written by a Palestinian Arab and published in the Jerusalem Post which blamed UNRWA for prolonging the suffering of his people in order to justify its existence and deepen its coffers.

Bassem Eid, the author of that op-ed, is the founder and director of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group. His piece in the Post criticized UNRWA:

The criticism from one of his "wards" seem to have unhinged the UNRWA spokesman who began calling for a boycott of the Jerusalem Post.

Op-eds obviously don't require quotes. The Jerusalem Post is centrist in its editorial line and hardly ultra-right. And none of that had anything to do with Bassem Eid who is neither Israeli nor right wing.

But a nerve had been touched and it all went downhill from there while Gunness ranting on Twitter about the Jerusalem Post being a Jewish terrorist group.

Then Gunness started talking about himself in the third person.

He claimed that a blog so anonymous that he wouldn't name it was to blame.

Gunness responded to the fact that UNRWA schools had stored weapons and its staffs supported Hamas by accusing the Jerusalem Post of "storing" a terrorist supporter.

What any of this had to do with an op-ed written by an Arab human rights critic remained unanswered. And unhinged.

Gunness had become notorious for being both touchy and emotionally unstable. It's not surprising. He's defending an organization that is based on a giant lie and has no reason for existing.

I wrote a while back that the UNRWA needed to be defunded.

The original "refugees" that the UNRWA was set up to cater to are for the most part dead. The UNRWA has become another UN boondoggle funding a welfare state for "refugee camps" that are older, bigger and more developed than many Middle Eastern cities.

UNRWA staff act as terrorists when they use UNRWA facilities for military purposes, but then switch back to UNRWA when Israel fights back. Hamas carries out attacks. The UNRWA demands ceasefires. Hamas uses UNRWA schools and the UNRWA denounces Israel when an attack happens.

The UNRWA has become the mask that Hamas wears.

The UNRWA is long past its sell by date. It needs to be defunded and Gunness needs to spend a lot of time on a psychiatrist's couch.

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