As the violence between Israel and Palestine headed into its fifth day last night, owner of various awful news properties Rupert Murdoch asked a very thought-provoking and interesting question about the media's coverage of the conflict.

You know, just something to get your brain churning as you slipped into bed.

The way that the American press covers issues between Israel and other countries in the Middle East is a discussion that's always bubbling under the surface of the Israel-Palestine conflict, but this Tweet probably isn't the question that's going to get that conversation started on a wider level.

Powerful, old cranks: Get off Twitter! You have plenty of gilded rooms where nobody can hear you say dumb things.