Lind­sey Gra­ham rebuffs cease­fire calls in Gaza and encour­ages Israel to ‘destroy Hamas’

Sen. Lind­sey Gra­ham (R‑SC) has rebuffed calls for a cease­fire in Gaza, com­par­ing the con­flict between Israel and Hamas to the con­flict between the Unit­ed States and Japan in World War II.
The Repub­li­can sen­a­tor stat­ed the numer­ous atroc­i­ties Hama car­ried out dur­ing its attack on Israel on Oct. 7, includ­ing attack­ing women and chil­dren, and won­dered why peo­ple are call­ing for a cease­fire. Gra­ham claimed that a per­son would have got­ten “run out of town” if they had sug­gest­ed a cease­fire between the U.S. and Japan in the weeks after the Pearl Har­bor bomb­ing.
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“Do what you need to do, my friends in Israel,” Gra­ham said. “Try to lessen civil­ian casu­al­ties. I know you will. But here’s the prob­lem: If Adolf Hitler were in an apart­ment com­plex dur­ing World War II, would we have bombed the apart­ment comp …