The rest of the reasons for my bias are admirably espoused by Counting Cats, particularly this one.
- Israel is a civilised first world country. Gaza is a dark-age nightmare. I think Ayn Rand had something to say on always backing civilisation against whatever and Gaza is most definitely whatever. I can easily imagine holidaying in Israel and I bet you can too. Honestly can you see anyone in anything resembling their right mind booking a fortnight in the Gaza Hilton? I’d rather spend a fortnight in Paris Hilton.
Yes, it may be slightly facetious (and that last line made me laugh out loud) but I think that it does address where some of my bias comes from.
And the rest of the post is pretty spot-on too (at least from my point of view) and I recommend that you read it in full...