Sunday, December 27, 2009

The Joys of Airstrikes and Anonymity

Each time the U.S. bombs a new location in the Muslim world, the same pattern emerges. First, officials from the U.S. or allied governments run to their favorite media outlet to claim -- anonymously -- that some big, bad, notorious, "top" Al Qaeda leader "may have been" or "likely was" killed in the strike, and this constitutes a "stinging" or "devastating" blow against the Terrorist group. These compliant media outlets then sensationalistically trumpet that claim as the dominant theme of their "reporting" on the attack, drowning out every other issue.
Glen Greenwald


  1. It is the old Zionist plea of "we got the terrorist,"  when they dropped a ton bomb on a building full of innocent civilians.  Which essentially is the denial of the worth of any Palestinians.

  2. V
    Just to let you know that Ohio Jones is Craig the nasty SOB who used to haunt Iraqi Mojo before he was kicked out.

  3. I knew there was a familiar stench that filled my nostrils when he posted

  4. He gets easily off his rails when you mention the navy/military. He becomes hysterical.. not unlike the flaming ass..