Tidbits for Political Junkies with Short Attention Spans & Hearty Appetites


Monday, May 03, 2004

Juan Cole Nails it:

The opening graf from his welcome "Rant on US News Coverage:"

It is remarkable how the US press allows themselves to be manipulated by the government. When the Abu Ghuraib story broke, Bush just issued a statement that he was disgusted, taking no responsibility. The headlines the next day? "Bush Disgusted by Photos." The proper headline would have been "Permanent Damage to US Image in Muslim World; Bush Fires No One.

Read the rest.


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