Epic fail: Israel’s ambassador to US lambasted on Twitter during #AskDermer Q&A

Ron Dermer, Ambassador of Israel to the United States (AFP Photo / Chris Kleponis)

Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer received fierce backlash on Thursday as he defended his country’s Operation Protective Edge offensive on Gaza during a Twitter Q&A.

According to the latest Pew Research polling on the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Americans still heavily lean toward sympathizing with Israel. Yet Dermer urged those who oppose Israel’s military actions to ask him any questions so he could clarify his government’s position. So they did, but the result was probably not the one that Dermer expected.

Ron Dermer, Ambassador of Israel to the United States (AFP Photo / Chris Kleponis)
Ron Dermer, Ambassador of Israel to the United States (AFP Photo / Chris Kleponis)

What response do you expect when you steel my land, destroy my house and kill my kids?