Making Conservatives Cringe Since 1977

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09 March 2006

 

Damn Liberal Media

Conservatives are fond of claiming that the media exaggerates the problems in Iraq, but as near as I can tell exactly the opposite is true. Every time I've come across a candid report from a journalist — usually after they've come home, or perhaps in a private email or a report of an overheard conversation — they say that things are actually worse than what they officially report. Lots of people with a feel-good agenda go to Iraq for a few days of McNamara-like "fact finding" and then come back with glowing reports, but virtually no one who's there full time doing comprehensive reporting has anything very optimistic to say.Kevin Drum
-But, but, I thought things were just Ducky?!

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