(THE BLAZE) — If the children are our future, this story suggests a dark one for the Palestinians.

Imagine if the U.S. Surgeon General were to launch the following campaign to combat the scourge of youth smoking. Creating an “educational” puppet show for children and have the puppets teach the kids that smoking is not cool, but assault weapons are super-cool.

That’s pretty much what happened in East Jerusalem, according to the Israeli research institute Palestinian Media Watch.

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