The Guardian’s Car Crash Headline

Following the death of three-month-old Chaya Zissel Braun, murdered by a Palestinian who rammed his car into a crowd of passengers disembarking Jerusalem’s Light Rail, another victim has succumbed to her wounds.

Karen Yemima Muscara, 22, was laid to rest. This is how The Guardian covered her funeral and that of the Palestinian terrorist responsible:




So, for The Guardian, the deaths were the result of a “car crash,” which is no different to a road traffic accident. The attempt to dismiss this as an act of terrorism continues in the accompanying text underneath the video:




The car “veered” onto the pavement as if the driver had lost control while The Guardian makes sure to give equal weight to the claim from the driver’s family that it was an accident, which the text still refers to as a “crash.”


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