Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Another PR Scam

I'm beginning to think a lot of this is playing out on a sound stage in Hollywood, rather than on the streets of Iraq.  It might as well be, given the lengths the Administration has gone to pull off a ruse...

‘This is General Petraeus’s baby’

About once a week, U.S. politicians, generals, and troops visit the Dora market in Iraq. The bustling commerce, in a relatively safe area, is proof that the surge is beginning to have an effect. After all, if there were no progress, a stroll through the market would be impossible. There’s only one problem: it’s a scam. [...]

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