March 31, 2008.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – In a Hamas TV production for Palestinian children, a
puppet stabs U.S. President George Bush to death in revenge for American and
The children’s puppet aired Sunday, part of series called “Exceptionals.” In the
episode, Bush, a hand-held puppet dressed in a green uniform and wearing
boxing gloves, is shown talking to a Palestinian child.
The child, with tears in his voice, accuses Bush of killing his father in Iraq, his
mother in Lebanon and his brothers and sisters in Gaza with the assistance of
The unnamed child tells Bush: “Your are a criminal. You deprived me of
The child then says, “I have to take my revenge with this sword of
Bush, in a panic, pleads for his life. “I repent. Don’t kill me.” He invites the child
for talks in the White House.
But the child counters that the White House has been turned into a
mosque, and “impure Bush” can’t enter it.
Then the child stabs him to death.
In a previous Hamas production, a Mickey-Mouse lookalike preached against
Israel and the United States and urged Palestinian children to fight them.