Puppet Kills Bush on Hamas Kids' Show

Prez punished for helping Israel
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 1, 2008 12:26 PM CDT
Farfour the Mouse was killed by an Israeli settler in an earlier show.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – In its newest anti-American educational video, a Hamas children's show broadcast in Gaza shows a puppet of a young Palestinian boy killing President Bush. The boy stabs the president with "the sword of Islam" to punish him for helping Israel, the Daily Telegraph reports. "You and the criminal Zionists also killed my younger and older brothers in the Gaza holocaust," says the puppet.

The puppet Bush pleads for his life and offers food and toys, but dies after being told that the White House has been turned into a "great mosque." The Israeli foreign ministry denounced the program as seeking to "indoctrinate Palestinian children to violence, hatred, and murder."